Ethiop J Health Sci 2017 May;27(3):309-313
Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, Sree Mookambika Institute of Dental Sciences, Tamilnadu, India.
Background: Hyperparathyroidism-Jaw Tumor (HPT-JT) syndrome is a rare genetic disorder bearing both a germline and a somatic CDC73 mutation (formerly known as HRPT2), which has been mapped to chromosome 1q25-q31. The association of jaw ossifying fibroma with primary hyperparathyroidisim (PHPT) is typical of HPT-JT. It may also include cystic and neoplastic renal abnormalities and uterine tumors. Read More