UNUSUAL PRESENTATION OF PRIMARY HYPERPARATHYROIDISM: IMAGING FEATURES.
Dr. Krishna Kumar*
Hyperparathyroidism is an endocrine disorder characterized by increased level of circulating parathyroid hormone (PTH), in excess of the amount required by the body.Parathyroid adenomas are benign tumors of the parathyroid glands and are the most common cause of primary hyperparathyroidism.Less than half of the patients with hyperparathyroidism manifest skeletal lesions. The classical findings of advanced hyperparathyroid skeletal disease are rarely encountered Today in western countries but are still seen in developing countries.
We report a rare case of Primary hyperparathyroidism presenting as an exophytic mandibular mass.
Keywords: Brown tumor, Mandible, Osteosclerosis, Osteitis Fibrosa Cystica, Primary Hyperparathyroidism, Parathyroid adenoma.
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