Spontaneous cervical hematoma: a rare manifestation of parathyroid adenoma.

@article{Jordan1981SpontaneousCH,
  title={Spontaneous cervical hematoma: a rare manifestation of parathyroid adenoma.},
  author={Foster T Jordan and Jay K. Harness and Norman W. Thompson},
  journal={Surgery},
  year={1981},
  volume={89 6},
  pages={697-700}
}
Extracapsular hemorrhage from spontaneous rupture of a hyperplastic parathyroid gland is exceedingly rare. Rupture of an intrathoracic parathyroid adenoma mimicking a dissecting thoracic aortic aneurysm has been reported in two cases. Hypercalcemic crisis associated with contained hemorrhage within a parathyroid adenoma has been well documented. We present the first reported case of spontaneous rupture and extracapsular hemorrhage of a cervical parathyroid adenoma. Serum calcium levels should… CONTINUE READING

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