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American Journal of Medical Case Reports. 2014, 2(11), 240-242
DOI: 10.12691/ajmcr-2-11-4
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Simultaneous Maxillary and Mandibular Brown Tumors as the First Presentation of Secondary Hyperparathyroidism

Btissaam. Belhoucha1, , Hiroual abelatif2, Hassan. Nouri1, Youssef. Rochdi1, Bouaichi amine2, lahcen. Aderdour1, N. Mansouri Hattab2 and Abdelaziz. Raji1

1Department of ENT, CHU Med VI, Marrakech, Morocco

2Department of Maxillo-facial surgery, CHU Med VI, Marrakech, Morocco

Pub. Date: October 29, 2014

Cite this paper:
Btissaam. Belhoucha, Hiroual abelatif, Hassan. Nouri, Youssef. Rochdi, Bouaichi amine, lahcen. Aderdour, N. Mansouri Hattab and Abdelaziz. Raji. Simultaneous Maxillary and Mandibular Brown Tumors as the First Presentation of Secondary Hyperparathyroidism. American Journal of Medical Case Reports. 2014; 2(11):240-242. doi: 10.12691/ajmcr-2-11-4


Brown tumor represents a serious and late bony complications of advanced hyperparathyroidism with a frequency of 1.5–1.75 percent in secondary hyperparathyroidism and 3–4 percent in primary hyperparathyroidism. Here we describe an extremely rare case of a 19-year-old male patient with a brown tumor localised in the maxilla and mandibular due to secondary hyperparathyroidism compromising mastication, phonation and social ease of the patient. An early diagnosis and a timely parathyroidectomy in a medically resistant hyperparathyroidism are an optimal option to control the growth of the bony lesion

secondary hyperparathyroidism; renal osteodystrophy; maxillary and mandibular brown tumors

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