Unusual presentation of primary hyperparathyroidism - BMC Me
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Primary hyperparathyroidism is an endocrinopathic condition characterized by hypersecretion of para
thyroid hormone. Excess parathyroid hormone results in an altered state of osseous metabolism involving bone resorption and tissue change known as osteitis fibrosa cystica, which is the end stage of primary hyperparathyroidism.

Case Presentation:
This article reports three cases of primary hyperparathyroidism with an unusual presentation of brown tumors. In the first case, a 42-year-old man was admitted with a mass mimicking a malignant bone neoplasm in the right mandible as the first manifestation of primary hyperparathyroidism. The second case involved a 25-year-old man admitted with a fracture of his right femur. The third case involved a 43-year-old man with multiple brown tumors in both lower limbs. All three patients underwent successful parathyroidectomy for parathyroid adenomas; one case was complicated by a papillary thyroid carcinoma...

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