Mandibular mass in a child on hemodialysis.


We here with report a 13-year-old female patient on regular hemodialysis for the past five years who presented with a large mandibular mass. This was detected to be a brown tumor due to severe renal osteodystrophy as a complication of secondary hyperparathyroidism. The tumor did not regress even with intensive treatment with intravenous active vitamin D and needed surgical removal.

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@article{Youssef2016MandibularMI, title={Mandibular mass in a child on hemodialysis.}, author={Doaa Mohammed Youssef and Faten Fathy Mohammed and Tamer M. H. Adham}, journal={Saudi journal of kidney diseases and transplantation : an official publication of the Saudi Center for Organ Transplantation, Saudi Arabia}, year={2016}, volume={27 1}, pages={144-6} }