Parathyroid gland
Ectopic parathyroid tissue

Topic Completed: 1 January 2013

Minor changes: 6 February 2019

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PubMed Search: Ectopic parathyroid tissue[TIAB]

Monika Roychowdhury, M.D.
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Cite this page: Roychowdhury M. Ectopic parathyroid tissue. website. Accessed May 28th, 2020.
Definition / general
Case reports
Microscopic (histologic) images

Contributed by Andrey Bychkov, M.D., Ph.D.

Aberrant parathyroid

Case of the week #108

Various images

Stain images (parathyroid glands are on upper left)

Cytokeratin cocktail



Parathyroid hormone

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Thymic tissue contains a mass of parathyroid cells

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