Parathyroid Gland Fine Needle Aspiration Cytology
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Parathyroid glands are light yellow to brown and are small (about 2–7 mm). They tend to become prominent in pathological states, most commonly hyperparathyroidism. More than 80% of individuals have four parathyroid glands.
Parathyroid glands can be located within other organs, most commonly the thyroid gland, where they are found in the perithyroidal fat.
KeywordsParathyroid Gland Adenoma PT hyperplasia PTH
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