Presentation of 6 cases with parathyroid cysts and discussion of the literature.

  title={Presentation of 6 cases with parathyroid cysts and discussion of the literature.},
  author={Denis Wirowski and Corinna Wicke and Hinrich Boehner and Bernhard J. Lammers and Peter Pohl and Katharina Schwarz and Peter E Goretzki},
  journal={Experimental and clinical endocrinology & diabetes : official journal, German Society of Endocrinology [and] German Diabetes Association},
  volume={116 8},
INTRODUCTION Cystic lesions of the parathyroid glands are uncommon, and rare are those that cause primary hyperparathyroidism. Preoperative diagnosis can be challenging and some of these tumors might be misinterpreted as parathyroid carcinoma. With an expertise of more than 1700 patients operated on primary hyperparathyroidism, we present six cases with cystic degeneration of a parathyroid gland causing primary hyperparathyroidism in five patients. CASE REPORTS A woman at the age of 67… CONTINUE READING
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