Hyperparathyroidism with erosion of dens

Case contributed by Dr Wael Nemattalla


Adult male with chronic renal failure on hemodialysis and secondary hyperparathyroidism.

Patient Data

Age: 40 years

Note the expansile lytic lesion at left side of dens with sclerotic rim. Patient has lytic lesions elsewhere including mandible and skull base (not shown) consistent with hyperparathyroidism

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Case information

rID: 7858
Published: 17th Dec 2009
Last edited: 10th Sep 2019
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