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Vol 71, No 4 (2020)
Clinical vignette
Submitted: 2020-04-28
Accepted: 2020-04-30
Early publication date: 2020-06-01
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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
DOI: 10.5603/EP.a2020.0035
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Pubmed: 32598023
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Endokrynol Pol 2020;71(4):359-360.
Affiliations
  1. General and Emergency Surgery Department, Garibaldi Hospital, Catania, Italy
  2. Division of Endocrinology, Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Garibaldi-Nesima Medical Centre, University of Catania, Catania, Italy
  3. Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, Cannizzaro Hospital, Catania, Italy
  4. Endocrinology, Garibaldi-Nesima Medical Centre, Catania, Italy
  5. Surgical Oncology, Garibaldi-Nesima Hospital, Catania, Italy

open access

Vol 71, No 4 (2020)
Clinical Vignette
Submitted: 2020-04-28
Accepted: 2020-04-30
Early publication date: 2020-06-01

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Keywords

giant adenoma; parathyroid; primary hyperparathyroidism; hypercalcaemia; pathological bone fracture

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Title

Giant parathyroid adenoma: a rare cause of primary hyperparathyroidism mimicking a carcinoma

Journal

Endokrynologia Polska

Issue

Vol 71, No 4 (2020)

Article type

Clinical vignette

Pages

359-360

Early publication date

2020-06-01

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550

DOI

10.5603/EP.a2020.0035

Pubmed

32598023

Bibliographic record

Endokrynol Pol 2020;71(4):359-360.

Keywords

giant adenoma
parathyroid
primary hyperparathyroidism
hypercalcaemia
pathological bone fracture

Authors

Giuseppe Evola
Martina Tavarelli
Francesco Roberto Evola
Giulia Sapuppo
Gabriella Pellegriti
Romilda Masucci

References (4)
  1. Lalanne-Mistrih ML, Ognois-Ausse P, Goudet P, et al. Les lésions géantes des glandes parathyroïdes : caractérisation de 26 glandes pesant plus de 3,5 grammes. Ann Chir . 2002; 127(3): 198–202.
  2. Rutledge S, Harrison M, O’Connell M, et al. Acute presentation of a giant intrathyroidal parathyroid adenoma: a case report. J Med Case Rep. 2016; 10(1).
  3. Castro MA, López A, Fragueiro L, et al. Giant parathyroid adenoma: differential aspects compared to parathyroid carcinoma. Endocrinol Diabetes Metab Case Rep. 2017; 17-0041.
  4. Karaarslan S, Yurum F, Kumbaraci B, et al. The Role of Parafibromin, Galectin-3, HBME-1, and Ki-67 in the Differential Diagnosis of Parathyroid Tumors. Oman Med J. 2015; 30(6): 421–427.

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