Bone chapter (nontumor and tumor)
Other tumors of bone
Brown tumor of hyperparathyroidism
Reviewer: Nat Pernick, M.D. (see Reviewers page)
Revised: 15 August 2013, last major update June 2005
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- 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
- Giant cell granuloma: different clinical history and laboratory findings
- Giant cell tumor: more uniformly distributed giant cells, no interstitial hemorrhage, no fibroblastic stromal cells
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