Brown tumour with secondary hyperparathyroidism

Case contributed by Dr Adhikari Deepak

Presentation

Chronic renal disease for 20 years on dialysis. Severe kyphosis. Patient could not positioned properly in CT gantry so,images are suboptimal.

Patient Data

Age: 40
Gender: Male

Brown tumor of the mandible. 

Case Discussion

A brown tumour is one of the manifestations of hyperparathyroidism. It represents a reparative cellular process, rather than a neoplastic process.

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Case information

rID: 23591
Case created: 26th Jun 2013
Last edited: 24th Sep 2015
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