Hyperparathyroidism due to primary cystic parathyroid hyperplasia.

  title={Hyperparathyroidism due to primary cystic parathyroid hyperplasia.},
  author={Orlo Herrick Clark},
  journal={Archives of surgery},
  volume={113 6},
Cysts of the parathyroid glands are uncommon, and functioning parathyroid cysts that cause primary hyperparathyroidism are rare. A 63-year-old man had primary hyperparathyroidism because of cystic hyperplasia of all four parathyroid glands. He also had squamous cell carcinoma of the soft palate, chronic renal failure, hypertension, type-4 renal tubular acidosis, a hyperplastic thyroid adenoma, and hyporeninemic hypoaldosteronism. To our knowledge, this is the first patient to be described with… CONTINUE READING