Brown tumor with secondary hyperparathyroidism

Case contributed by Dr Adhikari Deepak


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 tumor 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
Published: 26th Jun 2013
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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