Brown Tumor of maxilla mimicking carcinoma upper alveolus: case report

Dr. Shaji Thomas, Dr. Sharath Krishnan, Dr. Philip John K, Dr. Santhosh Kumar N
2016 Scholars Journal of Medical Case Reports  
Hyperparathyroidism may rarely present as Brown tumor of maxilla, which at times is difficult to differentiate from malignancy. In situations, where multiple biopsies are inconclusive for malignancy, a high index of suspicion should be there to rule out hyperparathyroidism. Morbid surgery of maxilla is not to be done in such a scenario.
doi:10.21276/sjmcr.2016.4.7.16 fatcat:e34pgebsjbcqlicdicoofvtlly