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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A recent study; in which iPTH level was evaluated with radiologically evident erosions; the sensitivity, specifity and positive estimate value of iPTH levels over than 200 pg/ml for the diagnosis of osteitis fibrosa cystica were found 83%, 88%, and 88%; respectively (29).
The patient was a man aged 38 who was crippled with advanced osteitis fibrosa cystica, and who also complained of generalised bone pain, fatigue and weakness.
The adenoma weight is an important determinant of severity of 30HPT and osteitis fibrosa cystica. Phenotypic nodular histologic pattern of chief cell transformation (nodular hyperplasia and adenoma) has been the characteristic feature in all our patients with 30HPT (22-24).
In the differential diagnosis chondromyxoid fibroma and osteitis fibrosa cystica were considered (Figs 1 a & b).
However, CKD patients are also at risk for other bone metabolic diseases, including osteitis fibrosa cystica, osteomalacia, and adynamic bone disease, among others.
Smith, "Spontaneous healing of osteitis fibrosa cystica in primary hyperparathyroidism," Postgraduate Medical Journal, vol.