Parathyroid carcinoma: diagnosis and clinical history.

@article{Vetto1993ParathyroidCD,
  title={Parathyroid carcinoma: diagnosis and clinical history.},
  author={John T. Vetto and Murray F. Brennan and J. Woodruf and Marlene Burt},
  journal={Surgery},
  year={1993},
  volume={114 5},
  pages={
          882-92
        }
}
BACKGROUND Parathyroid carcinoma is often over-diagnosed based on histologic appearance alone. We limited the definition of the disease to patients with recurrence, metastases, or frank capsular invasion on histologic examination. METHODS With these criteria, fourteen cases of parathyroid carcinoma seen at our institution from 1955 to the present were identified. RESULTS All patients presented with hypercalcemia, and all deaths were due to hypercalcemia. Two patients have been free of… CONTINUE READING

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