Intrathyroid parathyroid adenoma: incidence and location--the case against thyroid lobectomy.

@article{Goodman2011IntrathyroidPA,
  title={Intrathyroid parathyroid adenoma: incidence and location--the case against thyroid lobectomy.},
  author={Arnold Goodman and Doug Politz and Jose A. Barron Lopez and James C Norman},
  journal={Otolaryngology--head and neck surgery : official journal of American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery},
  year={2011},
  volume={144 6},
  pages={867-71}
}
OBJECTIVE It has been taught that a missing parathyroid adenoma can be within the thyroid. Therefore, thyroid lobectomy is appropriate when an adenoma cannot be found. Unfortunately, this technique is often futile. The purpose of this study is to examine the frequency of unsuccessful thyroid lobectomy in parathyroid surgery and to look at the true incidence and location of intrathyroid parathyroid adenomas (iT-PAs). STUDY DESIGN A retrospective chart review of 11,163 patients undergoing… CONTINUE READING

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