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Parathyroid adenoma

A usually benign tumorous disease of the parathyroid, if which produces hormone its symptoms may affect the whole body. The parathormone (PTH) production of the tumor decreases mineral content of bones, which may result in osteoporosis, kidney or bladder stones.

Treatment: surgical, then drug therapy.

In case of parathyroid adenoma we localize the overproducing parathyroid with pertechnetate and MIBI examination and CT scan.

 

DIAGNOSTIC PROCEDURES:

Parathyroid scintigraphy

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