A young woman with cherubism. The rare genetic condition is a hereditary form of polyostotic fibrous dysplasia.

- Image ID: A519RA
A young woman with cherubism. The rare genetic condition is a hereditary form of polyostotic fibrous dysplasia.
Roger Bamber / Alamy Stock Photo
Image ID: A519RA
Facial disfigurement victim Vicky Lucas from Durrington near Worthing, Sussex, who bravely took part in a BBC documentary about living with a facial deformity. She suffers from Cherubism. Cherubism is a hereditary form of a condition known as polyostotic fibrous dysplasia. Fibrous Dysplasia is a bone disease characterized by areas of abnormal growth or lesions in one, several, or many bones. The skull is frequently affected