About A Rare Cause Of Primary Hyperparathyroidism

Mona Mlika, Zidi-Moaffak Y , Lakhoua Y, Farah F, Kourda N, Ben Abdallah N, Zermani R, Baltagi-Ben Jilani S , Int J Cur Bio Med Sci. (2011) About A Rare Cause Of Primary Hyperparathyroidism. [Journal (Paginated)]

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Introduction: Primary hyperparathyroïdism is observed in 35 to 44 subjects/ 100000 persons. The increased production of parathyroid hormones is secondary to primary glandular modifications consisting mainly in adenomas. The authors report a clear-cell hyperplasia causing primary hyperparathyroidism. Observation: We report the case of a 25-year-old man who was admitted to explore pathologic fractures of the left arm and a malignant hypercalcaemia. Complementary laboratory tests revealed primary hyperparathyroidism. A multiple endocrine neoplasia was excluded by radiologic examinations. Cervical ultra-sound examination revealed 2 parathyroid adenomas and per-operative exploration showed 3 « adenomas ». Microscopic examination of the 4 parathyroid glands specimen concluded to a clear cell hyperplasia. Conclusion: Clear cell hyperplasia is a benign cause of primary hyperparathyroidism. The diagnosis is based upon histologic findings and examination of the 4 glands.

Item Type:Journal (Paginated)
Keywords:Clear cell hyperplasia, hyperparathyroidism, management
ID Code:7322
Deposited By: CurrentSciDirect Publications, International Journal of Current Biological and Medical Science (IJCBMS)
Deposited On:02 May 2011 15:52
Last Modified:02 May 2011 15:52

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