Brown tumour – Orthopedics MCQ

Brown tumour is characteristic of?

A. Hyperparathyroidism

B. Hypoparathyroidism

C. Hyperthyroidism

D. Hypopituitarism


Correct answer : A. Hyperparathyroidism

Brown tumour occurs due to the increased osteoclastic activity in hyperparathyroidism. It is a benign mass of reactive tissue.

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