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Clin Cases Miner Bone Metab. 2013 Jan;10(1):65-7. doi: 10.11138/ccmbm/2013.10.1.065.

Hyperparathyroidism-jaw tumour syndrome detected by aggressive generalized osteitis fibrosa cystica.

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Military Hospital of Rabat, Ibn Sina University Hospitals, Rabat, Morocco.


Severe hyperparathyroidism can affect bone metabolism and be in the origine of multiple brown tumours (generalized osteitis fibrosa cystica). When associated with fibro-ossifying tumours of the jaw, it realizes a rare genetic syndrome referred as Hyperparathyroidism-jaw tumour HPT-JT. We report the case of a patient we treated for HPT-JT, and literature review.


hyperparathyroidism; ossifying fibroma; osteitis fibrosa cystica

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