“An Exophytic Mandibular Brown Tumor”: An Unusual Presentation of Primary Hyperparathyroidism

Shetty, Smitha Sammith (2010) “An Exophytic Mandibular Brown Tumor”: An Unusual Presentation of Primary Hyperparathyroidism. Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, 14. pp. 67-69.

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Abstract

Case report A case of 35-year-old male patient with previously undiagnosed primary hyperparathyroidism who presented with an atypical exophytic mandibular swelling is reported.Purpose The aim is to alert the clinicians to include this entity although extremely rare, in the differential diagnosis of swellings in the maxillofacial region and to highlight another remarkable aspect in the multitude of presentations associated with primary hyperparathyroidism especially in the setting of normocalcemia.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Brown tumor; Primary hyperparathyroidism; Mandible; Exophytic growth; Normocalcemia
Subjects: Dentistry > MCODS Manipal > Oral Pathology and Microbiology
Depositing User: KMC Manipal
Date Deposited: 01 Jul 2015 10:24
Last Modified: 01 Jul 2015 10:24
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/143199

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