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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These lesions include solitary bone cyst, aneurysmal bone cysts, osteofibrous dysplasia, myositis ossificans, brown tumour of hyperparathyroidism, and giant-cell granuloma.
Keskin, "Brown tumour of the maxilla and mandible: a rare complication of tertiary hyperparathyroidism," Dentomaxillofacial Radiology, vol.
The cut surface of the specimen, showed a solid grey brown tumour with areas of haemorrhage and necrosis (fig-1).
(13) Brown tumour of hyperparathyroidism is histologically very similar to GCG.
A specialist endocrinology opinion was that this was a picture of simple vitamin D deficiency, unrelated to the lesion in the maxilla, as the results of the parathyroid immunoassay were not considered deranged enough to be consistent with a Brown tumour. Colecalciferol 20,000 IU weekly for 3-6 months was advised followed by further monitoring of blood tests in 3 months to ensure a response.
Talmi, "Brown tumour of hyperparathyroidism in the mandible associated with atypical parathyroid adenoma," The Journal of Laryngology & Otology, vol.
Parathyroid Adenoma Presenting as a Brown Tumour of the Mandible.
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. A remodelled right fifth rib probably is a healed fracture.
bone pains, fractures or brown tumours (bones); constipation (moans); tiredness/fatigue (groans); and renal calculi (stones) (Table I).