Brown tumour - involving skull

Case contributed by Dr MohammadTaghi Niknejad

Presentation

Skull mass in a patient with end stage renal disease and secondary hyperparathyroidism.

Patient Data

Age: 20
Gender: Male
Modality: CT

The left parietal bone has a focal expansion with central lucency and partial mineralisation. There is no periosteal reaction or convincing soft tissue component.  Numerous other small lucencies are scattered throughout the skull. 

Case Discussion

The findings in a patient with  end stage renal disease and secondary hyperparathyroidism are compatible with brown tumour.

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Case Information

rID: 20669
Case created: 6th Dec 2012
Last edited: 22nd Oct 2016
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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