We observed a patient with a giant brown tumor of the iliac bone due to hyperparathyroidism. There was a risk of pathologic fracture due to huge cysts produced by bone absorption. In hyperparathyroid crisis, control of severe hypercalcemia is difficult without resection of the parathyroid gland.
|Number of pages||4|
|Journal||Hiroshima Journal of Medical Sciences|
|Publication status||Published - Mar 1998|
- Brown tumor
- Hyperparathyroid crisis
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