Parathyroid carcinoma: Diagnostic criteria, classification, evaluation

Ann Endocrinol (Paris). 2015 May;76(2):165-8. doi: 10.1016/j.ando.2015.03.016. Epub 2015 Apr 25.


Parathyroid carcinoma is a little-known cancer, difficult to diagnose. We focus this short review on the current diagnostic criteria, the classification and the evaluation tools for this cancer based on latest publications.

Keywords: Carcinome parathyroïdien; Classification; Diagnosis; Diagnostic; Parathyroid carcinoma; Pathologie; Pathology; Presentation; Présentation.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Humans
  • Incidence
  • Parathyroid Neoplasms / complications
  • Parathyroid Neoplasms / diagnosis*
  • Parathyroid Neoplasms / epidemiology
  • Parathyroid Neoplasms / therapy
  • Prognosis
  • Risk Factors
  • Treatment Outcome