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Medical Term:

hyperparathyroidism-jaw tumor


Definition: Autosomal dominant inherited disorder characterized by neoplastic or cystic lesions of the parathyroid glands, the jaws, and the kidneys caused by mutations in the HRPT2 gene, which encodes the protein parafibromin.

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