Unusual cause of pathologic fracture of a 18-year-old girl

Authors: M. Fabianová 1;  P. Bician 2;  S. Bieliková 1;  K. Hálová 1;  J. Novotný 3;  J. Menšíková 4;  I. Mikšíková 5
Authors‘ workplace: 2. Detská klinika SZU DFNsP, Banská Bystrica, prednosta prof. MUDr. K. Kralinský, PhD. 1;  Klinika pediatrickej hematológie a onkológie SZU DFNsP, Banská Bystrica, prednosta h. doc. MUDr. E. Bubanská, PhD. 2;  Klinika detskej chirurgie SZU DFNsP, Banská Bystrica, prednosta prof. MUDr. M. Vidiščák, PhD., FEBPS 3;  Martinské bioptické centrum, s. r. o., Banská Bystrica, vedúci prof. MUDr. L. Plank, CSc. 4;  Inštitút nukleárnej a molekulárnej medicíny, Banská Bystrica, riaditeľ MUDr. I. Marin 5
Published in: Čes-slov Pediat 2012; 67 (2): 98-102.
Category: Case Report


Authors present the case of a 18-year-old girl , who was diagnosed with extremely vast bone changes, manifested by a pathologic fracture of the right femur.

These bone changes were caused by a long-term untreated primary hyperparathyreosis resulting from a seldom case of tumor – the parathyroid carcinoma and lead to the formation of a rare brown tumor in paranasal sinuses.

Key words:
hypercalcaemia, primary hyperparathyreosis, parathyroid carcinoma


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