Craniofacial brown tumor as a result of secondary hyperparathyroidism in chronic renal disease patient: A rare entity

@inproceedings{Verma2014CraniofacialBT,
  title={Craniofacial brown tumor as a result of secondary hyperparathyroidism in chronic renal disease patient: A rare entity},
  author={Pradhuman Verma and Kanika Gupta Verma and Dinesh Verma and Nitin Patwardhan},
  booktitle={Journal of oral and maxillofacial pathology : JOMFP},
  year={2014}
}
Brown tumors are erosive bony lesions caused by rapid osteoclastic activity and peritrabecular fibrosis due to primary or secondary hyperparathyroidism resulting in a local destructive phenomenon. The differential diagnosis based on histological examination is only presumptive. Clinical, radiological and laboratory data are necessary for definitive diagnosis. Here, we report a very rare case of brown tumor involving maxilla and mandible, which is the result of secondary hyperparathyroidism in… CONTINUE READING