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Case Reports in Radiology
Volume 2011, Article ID 415476, 3 pages
Case Report

Brown Tumor as a Result of Hyperparathyroidism in an End-Stage Renal Disease Patient

Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Nova Southeastern University, FL 33314-7796, USA

Received 29 July 2011; Accepted 23 August 2011

Academic Editor: R. Dammers

Copyright © 2011 Jesse M. Jakubowski et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.


A 49-year-old male with known history of end-stage renal disease (ESRD) presents with an intraoral exophytic mass of the right mandible. This lesion was given a histologic diagnosis of a Brown tumor. Purpose. To allow physicians to include this lesion in a differential diagnosis when evaluating patients with primary, secondary, or tertiary hyperparathyroidism.