Modern experience with aggressive parathyroid tumors in a high-volume New England referral center.

@article{Quinn2015ModernEW,
  title={Modern experience with aggressive parathyroid tumors in a high-volume New England referral center.},
  author={Courtney Elizabeth Quinn and James Michael Healy and Amir H. Lebastchi and Taylor C. Brown and Juliana Escobar Stein and Manju Lata Prasad and Glenda G. Callender and Tobias Carling and Robert D Udelsman},
  journal={Journal of the American College of Surgeons},
  year={2015},
  volume={220 6},
  pages={
          1054-62
        }
}
BACKGROUND Parathyroid carcinoma (PTCA) is an exceptionally rare malignancy, often with a clinical presentation similar to that of benign atypical parathyroid adenoma. Its low incidence portends unclear guidelines for management. Accordingly, thorough examination of clinical and pathologic variables was undertaken to distinguish between PTCA and atypical adenomas. STUDY DESIGN This was a retrospective analysis of a prospective database at a tertiary academic referral center. Between September… CONTINUE READING
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