Parathyroid adenoma

Case contributed by Dr Roberto Schubert


Hypercalcaemia, PTH 270 ng/l.

Patient Data

Age: 65
Gender: Female

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

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Case information

rID: 16675
Published: 8th Feb 2012
Last edited: 13th Aug 2019
System: Head & Neck
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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