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Saudi Journal of Kidney Diseases and Transplantation
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Year : 2016  |  Volume : 27  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 144-146
Mandibular mass in a child on hemodialysis

1 Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, Ain Shams University, Zagazig, Egypt
2 Department of Radio Diagnosis, Faculty of Medicine, Ain Shams University, Zagazig, Egypt
3 Ain Shams University, Zagazig, Egypt

Correspondence Address:
Doaa M Youssef
Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, Zagazig University, Zagazig
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

DOI: 10.4103/1319-2442.174169

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We here with report a 13-year-old female patient on regular hemodialysis for the past five years who presented with a large mandibular mass. This was detected to be a brown tumor due to severe renal osteodystrophy as a complication of secondary hyperparathyroidism. The tumor did not regress even with intensive treatment with intravenous active vitamin D and needed surgical removal.

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