Vol 71, No 4 (2020)
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Giant parathyroid adenoma: a rare cause of primary hyperparathyroidism mimicking a carcinoma

Giuseppe Evola1, Martina Tavarelli2, Francesco Roberto Evola3, Giulia Sapuppo2, Gabriella Pellegriti4, Romilda Masucci5
Pubmed: 32598023
Endokrynol Pol 2020;71(4):359-360.

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