Brown tumor of the maxillary sinus in a patient with primary hyperparathyroidism: a case report

@inproceedings{Proimos2009BrownTO,
  title={Brown tumor of the maxillary sinus in a patient with primary hyperparathyroidism: a case report},
  author={Efklidis K Proimos and Theognosia S. Chimona and Demetrio John Tamiolakis and Michalis G Tzanakakis and Chariton E. Papadakis},
  booktitle={Journal of medical case reports},
  year={2009}
}
INTRODUCTION Brown tumors are rare focal giant-cell lesions that arise as a direct result of the effect of parathyroid hormone on bone tissue in some patients with hyperparathyroidism. Brown tumors can affect the mandible, maxilla, clavicle, ribs, and pelvic bones. Therefore, diagnosis requires a systemic investigation for lesion differentiation. CASE PRESENTATION We present a 42-year-old Greek woman, with a rare case of brown tumor of the maxillary sinus due to primary hyperparathyroidism… CONTINUE READING
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