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osteitis fibrosa CHORUS

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Location: http://chorus.rad.mcw.edu/doc/00854.html

Description: secondary to hypocalcemia and hyperphosphatemia followed by increased parathormone production
* subperiosteal bone resorption
o radial aspect of phalanges, distal clavicle, medial tibia plateau, medial humerus neck, distal ulna, phalangeal tufts, lamina dura of teeth
* subchondral and subligamentous bone resorption
o widening of symphysis pubis, SI joints
o resorption of ischial tuberosity
* spotty deossification of the skull ("wooly", "salt and pepper")
* metaphyseal fractures, slipped epiphyses
* brown tumor + chondocalcinosis
o more common in primary hyperparathyroidism

Type: Reference Material
Author/Contact: Yong H. Hahn, MD
Institution: CHORUS
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Language: English

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Added: Thu Jan 31 2002
Last Modified: Wed Jul 29 2009