Secondary hyperparathyroidism

Case contributed by Dr Ahmed Abdrabou


Generalized bony aches in chronic renal failure patient.

Patient Data

Age: 55 years old
Gender: Male

CT scout

CT scout image shows right lower ureteric stone, pancreatic calcification and left hip prothesis


Bilateral hydronephrosis and right lower ureteric stone. Associated changes of secondary hyperparathyroidism include pancreatic, aortic and seminal vesicle calcification as well as typical bone changes that include looser zone (fracture posterior ribs), combined bone loss and osteosclerosis and multiple small lytic bony lesions of bone resorption.

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Case information

rID: 22941
Published: 6th May 2013
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
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