Parathyromatosis following spontaneous rupture of a parathyroid adenoma: natural history and the challenge of management.

@article{Sim2013ParathyromatosisFS,
  title={Parathyromatosis following spontaneous rupture of a parathyroid adenoma: natural history and the challenge of management.},
  author={I W Sim and Sarah Farrell and Simon F A Grodski and C J Jung and Kee Woei Ng},
  journal={Internal medicine journal},
  year={2013},
  volume={43 7},
  pages={819-22}
}
Parathyromatosis, the presence of small nodules of hyper-functioning parathyroid tissue scattered throughout the soft tissues of the neck and superior mediastinum, is a rare cause of persistent primary hyperparathyroidism. We report the first case of parathyromatosis secondary to spontaneous rupture of a parathyroid adenoma. Despite running an indolent… CONTINUE READING