Surgical Management of Multiglandular Parathyroid Disease
2013 (English)In: Surgery of the Thyroid and Parathyroid Glands / [ed] Gregory W. Randolph, Philadelphia: Saunders Elsevier, 2013, 2, 620-638 p.Chapter in book (Other academic)
In 1934, Albright et al. discovered the unusual entity of parathyroid water-clear–cell hyperplasia and thought this resulted from some form of extrinsic glandular stimulation. The more common parathyroid chief-cell hyperplasia was described in 1958 by Cope et al. and was believed to have a similar genesis. However, stimulating agents causing the disease have still not been identified in sporadic parathyroid hyperplasia, in contrast to hyperparathyroidism (HPT) secondary to uremia or long-term lithium therapy (see Chapter 66, Surgical Management of Secondary and Tertiary Hyperparathyroidism). Despite the fact that they represent a minority among HPT patients, ever since the early days of parathyroid surgery cases of parathyroid hyperplasia have continued to intrigue pathologists and parathyroid surgeons (see Chapter 70, Surgical Pathology of the Parathyroid Glands). Hyperplasia is easily …
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Philadelphia: Saunders Elsevier, 2013, 2. 620-638 p.
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:uu:diva-192077ISBN: 9781455733934ISBN: 1455733938OAI: oai:DiVA.org:uu-192077DiVA: diva2:588793