Parathyroid gland
Oxyphil adenoma

Author: Monika Roychowdhury, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 12 April 2018, last major update January 2013

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PubMed Search: Oxyphil adenoma parathyroid

Cite this page: Roychowdhury, M. Oxyphil adenoma. website. Accessed July 21st, 2018.
Definition / general
Case reports
Microscopic (histologic) description
  • 90%+ oxyphil cells (abundant granular eosinophilic cytoplasm), no atypia
Microscopic (histologic) images

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Oxyphil cells at various magnifications

Strong and diffuse
expression of
PTHrP in the
oxyphil adenoma

Electron microscopy description