Journal Basic Info

  • Impact Factor: 1.995**
  • H-Index: 8
  • ISSN: 2474-1647
  • DOI: 10.25107/2474-1647
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Major Scope

  •  Breast Surgery
  •  Bariatric Surgery
  •  Cardiovascular Surgery
  •  Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
  •  Endocrine Surgery
  •  Colon and Rectal Surgery
  •  Orthopaedic Surgery
  •  Plastic Surgery

Abstract

Citation: Clin Surg. 2021;6(1):3189.Case Report | Open Access

Giant Double Parathyroid Adenoma: A Case Report and a Mini Review

Sapalidis K*

3rd Department of Surgery, AHEPA University Hospital, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece

*Correspondance to: Sapalidis K 

 PDF  Full Text DOI: 10.25107/2474-1647.3189

Abstract

We report the extremely rare case of a giant double parathyroid adenoma. A 56- year-old female was admitted to hospital due to primary hyperparathyroidism. During the typical investigation a giant tumor of parathyroid origin was detected behind the right thyroid lobe. The patient underwent neck exploration with double parathyroidectomy and right thyroid lobectomy. Based on the histological findings, the diagnosis of giant double adenomas of the right superior and right inferior parathyroid glands was set, while the thyroid gland showed nodular goiter lesions. Primary hyperparathyroidism may be difficult to be recognized since most cases are asymptomatic or mildly symptomatic. Preoperative investigation can contribute to define the appropriate surgical strategy.

Keywords

Primary hyperparathyroidism; Double parathyroid adenoma; Giant double parathyroid adenoma; Neck exploration; Parathyroidectomy

Cite the article

Sapalidis K. Giant Double Parathyroid Adenoma: A Case Report and a Mini Review. Clin Surg. 2021; 6: 3189..

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