Primary hyperparathyroidism: a current perspective.

  title={Primary hyperparathyroidism: a current perspective.},
  author={Ronald A DeLellis and Peter J. Mazzaglia and Shamlal Mangray},
  journal={Archives of pathology & laboratory medicine},
  volume={132 8},
CONTEXT Primary hyperparathyroidism (P-HPT) is one of the most common of all endocrine disorders. Eighty percent to 85% of cases are due to parathyroid adenomas while hyperplasia and carcinoma account for 10% to 15% and less than 1%, of cases, respectively. The past decade has witnessed remarkable advances in the understanding of the molecular basis of parathyroid hyperplasia and neoplasia. Additionally, imaging studies and the development of the intraoperative assay for parathyroid hormone… CONTINUE READING


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