Palatal Swelling Revealing a Secondary Hyperparathyroidism : Case Report
Al-Quds University - Deanship of Scientific Research
Background: A 18-year-old female patient reported to our clinic with a chief complaint of a 5-months history of gradually enlarging, painless swelling of the palate. Combined with unaesthetic appearance with proclined anterior teeth and a clear deformity of the maxillae. The patient has been suffering from chronic kidney failure since 2019 and has been undergoing regular dialysis 3 times a week since that time.She was diagnosed recently with secondary hyperparathyroidism. The lesion causes moderate eating and speech difficulties combined with discomfort during respiration.