Regression of brown tumor of the maxilla in a patient with secondary hyperparathyroidism after a parathyroidectomy.

@article{Nabi2010RegressionOB,
  title={Regression of brown tumor of the maxilla in a patient with secondary hyperparathyroidism after a parathyroidectomy.},
  author={Zahid G Nabi and Mohammed Algailani and Mohammed S. Abdelsalam and Lina Asaad and Mamdouh Nasser Albaqumi},
  journal={Hemodialysis international. International Symposium on Home Hemodialysis},
  year={2010},
  volume={14 2},
  pages={
          247-9
        }
}
Brown tumors or osteoclastomas are erosive bony lesions arising as a complication of hyperparathyroidism. In patients with end-stage renal disease, brown tumors are uncommon skeletal manifestations that are usually seen in severe forms of secondary hyperparathyroidism. Initial treatment involves the correction of hyperparathyroidism, which usually leads to regression of the tumors. We report a case of brown tumors of the maxilla in a 24-year-old female referred to us by a local hospital, where… CONTINUE READING
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