Incidental Parathyroid Disease during Thyroid Surgery: Should We Remove Them?


Aim. Despite an incidence of parathyroid "incidentalomas" of 0.2%-4.5%, only approximately 135 cases have been reported in the literature. We present eight patients in whom an incidental abnormal parathyroid gland was found during routine thyroid surgery. We have reviewed the literature and postulate whether these glands could represent further evidence of… (More)
DOI: 10.5402/2011/962186


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