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CASE REPORT
Year : 2015  |  Volume : 6  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 552-558

Oral manifestations of secondary hyperparathyroidism: A case report


Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, Government Dental College and Hospital, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

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Sunita P Kakade
Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, Government Dental College and Hospital, Mumbai, Maharashtra
India
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DOI: 10.4103/0976-237X.169840

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There are a number of systemic diseases causing bony lesions throughout the body. Secondary hyperparathyroidism (HPT) which is associated with chronic renal failure is one such disorder resulting in a variety of bony changes. Secondary HPT develops when the parathyroid hormone is continuously produced in response to chronic low levels of serum calcium, a situation usually associated with the chronic renal disease. Here we present a case of secondary HPT causing bony changes in maxilla and mandible.


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