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CASE REPORT
Year : 2012  |  Volume : 27  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 122-123

Giant cystic parathyroid adenoma with thrombosis of internal jugular vein seen on CT and Tc-99m methoxy isobutyl isonitrile parathyroid scan


1 Department of Radiology, The Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi, Pakistan
2 Department of Nuclear Medicine, Dr. Ziauddin Medical University, Karachi, Pakistan

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Maseeh uz Zaman
Department of Radiology, The Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi
Pakistan
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DOI: 10.4103/0972-3919.110714

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Primary hyper-parathyroidism is attributed by a solitary parathyroid adenoma in 80-85% cases and mostly are non-palpable and needs imaging for localization. Cystic degeneration of parathyroid adenoma is rarely seen in primary hyperparathyroidism. We are presenting a case of giant cystic functioning parathyroid adenoma with associated localized co-morbids.


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