osteitis fibrosa cystica

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osteitis fibrosa cystica

[‚ä·stē′īd·əs ′fī·brō·sə ′sis·tə·kə]
(medicine)
Generalized skeletal demineralization due to an increased rate of bone destruction resulting from hyperparathyroidism. Also known as Engel-Recklinghausen disease; osteitis fibrosa generalisata.
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The cut surface of the specimen, showed a solid grey brown tumour with areas of haemorrhage and necrosis (fig-1).
16] brown tumour of hyperparathyroidism, posttraumatic cyst.
Parathyroid Adenoma Presenting as a Brown Tumour of the Mandible.
13) Brown tumour of hyperparathyroidism is histologically very similar to GCG.
These features are those of a fibro-osseous lesion with giant cells and were thought to be most in keeping with a central giant cell lesion, either a granuloma or a Brown tumour of hyperparathyroidism.
The mastectomy specimen showed a partly solid, partly cystic, dark brown tumour with irregular margins and extensive haemorrhage, measuring 12x11x4cm.
There are also lucent foci of varying sizes with endosteal scalloping owing to multiple brown tumours.
bone pains, fractures or brown tumours (bones); constipation (moans); tiredness/fatigue (groans); and renal calculi (stones) (Table I).