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brown tumor

Wednesday 2 December 2009

brown tumors of the bone

Images

- brown tumor of PTH

Synopsis

- chronic renal failure
- secondary hyperparathyroidism
- dense lesion, with fibrous proliferation associated with osseous metaplasia and osteoclastic activity in the tumor

Localizations

- orbital brown tumor (19347137, 16855509)

Differential diagnosis

- giant cell tumor of bone

References

- Multiple brown tumors of the orbital walls: case report. Monteiro ML. Arq Bras Oftalmol. 2009 Jan-Feb;72(1):116-8. PMID: 19347137

- Brown tumor of secondary hyperparathyroidism involving the superior orbit and frontal calvarium. Zwick OM, Vagefi MR, Cockerham KP, McDermott MW. Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg. 2006 Jul-Aug;22(4):304-6. PMID: 16855509