Normocalcemic hyperparathyroidism presented with mandibular brown tumor: report of a case.

@article{Emin2004NormocalcemicHP,
  title={Normocalcemic hyperparathyroidism presented with mandibular brown tumor: report of a case.},
  author={A Haluk H Emin and Yusufhan S{\"u}oğlu and D{\"o}nmez Demir and Mesut Can Karatay},
  journal={Auris, nasus, larynx},
  year={2004},
  volume={31 3},
  pages={
          299-304
        }
}
Brown tumor is a rare clinical entity complicating hyperparathyroidism. It may occur in the head and neck, with the mandible being the most frequent site. Hyperparathyroidism is usually associated with hypercalcemia. We report a case of madibular Brown tumor secondary to primary hyperparathyroidism. In this case in spite of hyperparathyroidism and the bony lesion the serum calcium level was within normal range. The case managed by surgical excision of the mandibular tumor with an en-bloc… CONTINUE READING
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