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Safe Surgical Plan in Case of Nonlocalized Parathyroid with Thyroid Nodules

Aromal Chekavar, Ajish Thankappan, Sabarethnam Mayilvahanan

Keywords : Parathyroid adenoma, Papillary thyroid carcinoma, Parathyroidectomy

Citation Information : Chekavar A, Thankappan A, Mayilvahanan S. Safe Surgical Plan in Case of Nonlocalized Parathyroid with Thyroid Nodules. World J Endoc Surg 2019; 11 (1):31-32.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10002-1252

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 01-04-2019

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2019; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

Papillary thyroid carcinoma increasing in incidence over years. There is always a probability of incidence of papillary thyroid carcinoma in case of primary hyperthyroidism with coexisting thyroid nodules. Among these cases parathyroid adenoma localization with functional imaging is correlated with ultrasonography. In cases of discordant imaging possibility of fine needle aspiration cytology is difficulty and risky. In such a scenario parathyroidectomy with hemithyroidectomy will help in one time procedure which will be curative and guide future treatment.


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