Brown tumor 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 tumor is one of the manifestations of hyperparathyroidism. It represents a reparative cellular process, rather than a neoplastic process.

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