Brown tumor of the sternum

Chiung Lun Kao*, Jen Ping Chang, Jui Wei Lin, Cheng Ching Lin

*Corresponding author for this work

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The skeletal changes of severe hyperparathyroidism, known as osteitis fibrosa cystica, are now rarely encountered, because hyperparathyroidism is currently being diagnosed and treated at an early stage. Herein, a case of brown tumor of the sternum is reported; our report adds histologic data on this type of tumor to the literature.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1651-1653
Number of pages3
JournalAnnals of Thoracic Surgery
Issue number5
StatePublished - 2002
Externally publishedYes


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