Table of ContentsDefinition / General | Treatment | Gross Description | Micro Description | Differential Diagnosis
Cite this page: Brown tumor of hyperparathyroidism. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://pathologyoutlines.com/topic/bonebrowntumor.html. Accessed February 20th, 2017.
Definition / General
- Solitary or multiple
- Resect parathyroid tumor causing hyperparathyroidism or control hypophosphatemia medically (tumor rapidly regresses)
- Large lytic lesion resembling bone tumor
- Brown due to hemorrhage
- Numerous giant cells with interstitial hemorrhage, hemosiderin, microfractures, ingrowth of vascularized fibrous tissue with fibroblasts