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 adenoma weight is an important determinant of severity of 30HPT and osteitis fibrosa cystica.
In the differential diagnosis chondromyxoid fibroma and osteitis fibrosa cystica were considered (Figs 1 a & b).