Disease Information for Osteitis fibrosa cystica

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Diffuse Aches and Pains
Total body pain/truncal/extremities
Typical Clinical Presentation
Presentation/Fractures Pathologic Minimal Trauma
Demographics & Risk Factors
Established Disease Population
Patient/Hyperparathyroidism
Patient/Uremia/Chronic renal disease
Laboratory Tests
Abnormal Lab Findings - Increased
Alkaline phosphatase, serum (Lab)
Diagnostic Test Results
Pathology
PATH/Parathyroid Hyperplasia
BX/Bone biopsy/abnormal
X-RAY
Xray/Chest abnormal
Xray/Calcifications apparent/Chest
Xray/Chest/Lung fields/Abnormal
Xray/Posterior calcified mass on rib/Chest
Xray/Bone abnormality
Xray/Bone lesion, solitary lytic
Xray/Metadiaphysis lesion/Site usual Present
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Rule Outs
Paget's disease (osteitis deformans)
Associated Disease & Complications
Bone Marrow Fibrosis
Craniofacial osteogenic sarcoma
Osteitis fibrosa cystica
Osteoporosis/osteopenia
Platybasia
Mass in Bone
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Class
CLASS/Bone disorder (ex)
CLASS/Diffuse bone involvement/disorder (ex)
CLASS/Skeletal (category)
Pathophysiology
Pathophysiology/Skeletal defomities/acquired
Process
PROCESS/Complicating disorder (ex)
PROCESS/Complication/primary failed organ/system (ex)
PROCESS/Reference organ/system (category)
PROCESS/Structural/anatomic/foreign body (category)
Synonyms
Synonym
Big head, bone disease Recklinghausen, Bran disease, Brown tumor, Brown tumour, disease Von Recklinghausen bone, ENGEL RECKLINGHAUSEN SYNDROME, Fibro osteoclasia, fibrosa osteitis cystica (generalisata), Fibrous osteodystrophy, Hyperparathyroid bone disease, OSTEITIS FIBROSA CYSTICA, osteitis fibrosa cystica (generalisata), OSTEITIS FIBROSA CYSTICA GENERALISATA, Osteitis fibrosa cystica generalisata (disorder), OSTEITIS PARATHYROID, Osteodystrophia fibrosa, Recklinghausen bone disease, RECKLINGHAUSEN DIS OF BONE, Recklinghausen Disease Bone, Recklinghausen Disease of Bone, RECKLINGHAUSEN DISEASE OF BONES, RECKLINGHAUSENS DIS OF BONE, Recklinghausens Disease Bone, Recklinghausen's Disease of Bone, Von Recklinghausen disease bone, von Recklinghausen's bone dis, Von Recklinghausen's bone disease, Von Recklinghausen's Disease of Bone, Synonym/Brown tumor/parathyroidism
Definition

A fibrous degeneration, cyst formation, and the presence of fibrous nodules in bone, usually due to HYPERPARATHYROIDISM.

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