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Minerva

Brown tumour

BMJ 2023; 381 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj-2022-071564.r1 (Published 13 June 2023) Cite this as: BMJ 2023;381:e071564
  1. Scott R Henderson, NIHR clinical lecturer,
  2. Sally Hamour, consultant nephrologist
  1. Department of Renal Medicine, Royal Free Hospital, London, UK
  1. Correspondence to: scotthenderson@nhs.net

This is osteitis fibrosa, a destructive skeletal mass that is also known as a brown tumour because of its histopathological appearance related to haemosiderin deposits (fig 1). This …

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