Parathyroid gland
Secondary parathyroid hyperplasia due to tuberous sclerosis

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

Revised: 11 April 2018, last major update January 2013

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PubMed Search: Parathyroid hyperplasia tuberous sclerosis

Cite this page: Roychowdhury, M. Secondary parathyroid hyperplasia due to tuberous sclerosis. website. Accessed October 16th, 2018.
Case reports
  • 49 year old man with two parathyroid glands with collections of large, eosinophilic ganglion-like endocrine cells (Am J Surg Pathol 2002;26:260)
Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Large, eosinophilic ganglion-like endocrine cells, similar to subependymal giant cell astrocytoma, tubers and atypical angiomyolipoma