Abstract

Case Report

A great mimicker of Bone Secondaries: Brown Tumors, presenting with a Degenerative Lumber Disc like pain

Zuhal Bayramoglu*, Ravza Yılmaz and Aysel Bayram

Published: 17 July, 2017 | Volume 1 - Issue 1 | Pages: 018-023

This report presents an adult patient suffering from sacroiliitis like low back pain, lumbosacral radiculopathy and elbow swelling. Multimodality imaging revealed multiple lytic bone lesions located in supra acetabular iliac bone, sacrum, and distal end of radius. Painful numerous lesions due to the extension to the articular surfaces are not expected for Brown tumors. Less than ten cases with multiple Brown tumor due to primary hyperparathyroidism has been reported. Although Brown tumors are mostly diagnosed incidentally, this case would awake the physicians about rheumatological symptoms in the presentation of Brown tumors. Since Brown tumors are non-touch bone lesions that are expected to regress after parathyroid adenoma removal, it is important to distinguish Brown tumors from the giant cell tumors.

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Keywords:

Brown tumor; Multiple; Iliac bone; Radius; Sacrum; Magnetic resonance imaging; Computed tomography; Sacroiliitis; Radiculopathy; Hyperparathyroidism

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