Hyperparathyroid Crisis in a Patient with a Giant Brown Tumor of the Iliac Bone: A Case Report

Satoshi Ishikawa, Toshifumi Ozaki, Akira Kawai, Hajime Inoue, Hiroyoshi Doihara

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Abstract

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.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)27-30
Number of pages4
JournalHiroshima Journal of Medical Sciences
Volume47
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Mar 1998

Keywords

  • Brown tumor
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperparathyroid crisis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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