Detection and diagnosis of parathyroid incidentalomas during thyroid sonography.

@article{Frasoldati1999DetectionAD,
  title={Detection and diagnosis of parathyroid incidentalomas during thyroid sonography.},
  author={Andrea Frasoldati and Marialaura Pesenti and Elena Toschi and C Azzarito and Michela Zini and Roberto Valcavi},
  journal={Journal of clinical ultrasound : JCU},
  year={1999},
  volume={27 9},
  pages={492-8}
}
PURPOSE The aim of our study was to evaluate the incidence of incidentally found parathyroid adenomas (incidentalomas) in patients undergoing sonography of the neck for thyroid disease. METHODS A total of 1,686 patients (305 men and 1,381 women) underwent sonography of the neck; the mean age was 49.6 +/- 21.7 years. In 38 patients (2.3%; 7 men and 31 women) with a mean age of 48.7 +/- 14.7 years, hypoechoic, homogeneous, oval nodules (mean volume, 1.0 +/- 0. 9 cm(3)) adjacent to the thyroid… CONTINUE READING
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