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CASE REPORT
Year : 2016  |  Volume : 15  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 56-58

Multiple brown tumors caused by a parathyroid adenoma mimicking metastatic bone disease from giant cell tumor


1 Department of Nuclear Medicine and PET, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, Haryana and Punjab, India
2 Department of Orthopedics, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, Haryana and Punjab, India
3 Department of Histopathology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, Haryana and Punjab, India

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Bhagwant Rai Mittal
Department of Nuclear Medicine and PET, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh - 160 012
India
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DOI: 10.4103/1450-1147.167598

PMID: 26912981

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Brown tumor affects multiple bones in the body with variable clinical symptoms, which may be misdiagnosed as multiple bone metastases or primary bone tumor. In the present case report, we report the usefulness of 99mTc-MDP bone scan and 99mTc-MIBI whole body scan in differentiating brown tumor of hyperparathyroidism from giant cell tumor.


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