Multiple brown tumours - chest wall

Case contributed by Dr Mohammad Taghi Niknejad

Presentation

35 year-old patient with end stage renal disease and secondary hyperparathyroidism

Patient Data

Age: 35
Gender: Male

Multiple lytic lesions with expanded (but not penetrated) cortex are seen at ribs and also left clavicle and right scapula. Some of the lesions are septated. Both of the native kidneys are atrophic.

Case Discussion

The findings in a 35 year-old patient with end stage renal disease and secondary hyperparathyroidism consistent of brown tumours.

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Case information

rID: 20964
Case created: 24th Dec 2012
Last edited: 16th Aug 2017
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