Parathyroid gland
Secondary parathyroid hyperplasia due to tuberous sclerosis

Topic Completed: 1 January 2013

Minor changes: 6 February 2019

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PubMed Search: Parathyroid hyperplasia tuberous sclerosis

Monika Roychowdhury, M.D.
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Cite this page: Roychowdhury M. Secondary parathyroid hyperplasia due to tuberous sclerosis. website. Accessed May 27th, 2020.
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
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