Parathyroid adenoma

Case contributed by Dr Roberto Schubert


Hypercalcaemia, PTH 270 ng/l.

Patient Data

Age: 65
Gender: Female
Modality: Ultrasound

Sharply marginated, hypoechogenic lesion at the dorsal lower pole of the left thyroid lobe. Image provided by Caroline Mommsen.

Modality: Nuclear medicine

Parathyroid adenomas typically retain activity on late scans after wash-out in the thyroid has occurred. Images provided by Caroline Mommsen

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Case Information

rID: 16675
Case created: 8th Feb 2012
Last edited: 27th Oct 2015
System: Head & Neck
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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