Cystic parathyroid lesions: functional and nonfunctional parathyroid cysts.

  title={Cystic parathyroid lesions: functional and nonfunctional parathyroid cysts.},
  author={Kelly L. McCoy and John H. Yim and Brian S Zuckerbraun and Jennifer Braemar Ogilvie and Robert L. Peel and Sally E. Carty},
  journal={Archives of surgery},
  volume={144 1},
  pages={52-6; discussion 56}
HYPOTHESIS Functional parathyroid cysts (FPCs) and nonfunctional parathyroid cysts (NPCs) are 2 distinct clinical and histologic entities. DESIGN Review of prospective clinical database records. SETTING Tertiary academic center. PATIENTS Patients enrolled in a prospective surgical database between January 1, 1990, and May 31, 2007. INTERVENTION Cervical exploration for primary hyperparathyroidism or cervical mass. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES Age, sex, morbidity, imaging results, pathologic… CONTINUE READING
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