Parathyroid adenoma

Case contributed by Dr Roberto Schubert

Presentation

Hypercalcaemia, PTH 270 ng/l.

Patient Data

Age: 65
Gender: Female
Ultrasound

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

Nuclear medicine

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

PlayAdd to Share

Case information

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

Updating… Please wait.
Loadinganimation

Alert accept

Error Unable to process the form. Check for errors and try again.

Alert accept Thank you for updating your details.