Spontaneous infarction of parathyroid adenoma: case report and literature review

Head Neck. Nov-Dec 1993;15(6):566-8. doi: 10.1002/hed.2880150616.

Abstract

A patient with asymptomatic primary hyperparathyroidism who spontaneously became normocalcemia is reported. The only significant finding was that of pain and tenderness in the enlarged parathyroid gland 2 weeks prior to surgery. This was due to a recent infarction of a parathyroid adenoma.

Publication types

  • Case Reports
  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Adenoma / blood supply*
  • Adenoma / complications
  • Adenoma / pathology
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Hyperparathyroidism / etiology
  • Infarction*
  • Middle Aged
  • Parathyroid Neoplasms / blood supply*
  • Parathyroid Neoplasms / complications
  • Parathyroid Neoplasms / pathology
  • Remission, Spontaneous