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2022 Jan

Clin Case Rep



Missed C5 vertebral brown tumor causing spinal cord compression and myelopathy: A case report and literature review.


Mirzashahi B, Vosoughi F, Besharaty S, Satehi S H
Clin Case Rep. 2022 Jan; 10(1):e05331.
PMID: 35127095.


We aim to report a patient with vertebral brown tumor in the context of a primary hyperparathyroidism presented by shoulder pain. This is the first report of C5 brown tumor involvement in a primary hyperparathyroid patient and emphasizes the consideration of cervical vertebral evaluation in patients with persistent shoulder pain.