Intrathyroidal parathyroid adenoma
Keywords:intrathyroidal parathyroid adenoma, hyperparathyroidism, ultrasound-guided fie needle aspiration
AbstractIntrathyroidal parathyroid adenoma poses a diagnostic challengeÂ when pre-operative localization of the adenoma is desired to guide aÂ minimally invasive parathyroidectomy. Ultrasound-guided fie needleÂ aspiration (UG-FNA) can be used to identify the target tissue. WeÂ report a case in which UG-FNA of an intrathyroidal parathyroid adenoma confimed abnormal parathyroid tissue in a 44 year-old patientÂ who underwent previous bilateral neck exploration which failed toÂ correct her hyperparathyroidism.
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