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Year : 2017  |  Volume : 22  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 40-42

Protean presentations of parathyroid adenoma in childhood


1 Department of Pediatrics, Apollo Gleneagles Hospital, Kolkata, West Bengal, India
2 Department of Surgical Oncology, Apollo Gleneagles Cancer Hospital, Kolkata, West Bengal, India

Correspondence Address:
Subrata Dey
Department of Pediatrics, Apollo Gleneagles Hospital, Kolkata, West Bengal
India
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DOI: 10.4103/0971-9261.194620

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Parathyroid adenoma is a rare disease which is known to present with protean manifestations, leading to misdiagnosis in the initial stage of the disease. It is known to pose a diagnostic dilemma to the clinician, in which a high index of suspicion alone often leads to a proper diagnosis and timely management. We encountered two such cases who presented to us with varied presentation, in which nuclear scintigraphy along with intraoperative parathyroid hormone assay played a major role in diagnosis and management.






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