Parathyroid gland
Spread from other tumors

Topic Completed: 1 January 2013

Revised: 7 February 2019

Copyright: 2003-2019,, Inc.

PubMed Search: Spread from other tumors parathyroid

Monika Roychowdhury, M.D.
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Cite this page: Roychowdhury M. Spread from other tumors. website. Accessed September 24th, 2019.
Definition / general
  • Papillary thyroid carcinoma: parathyroid gland involvement found in 2%; either
    1. Direct invasion with infiltrative pattern
    2. Direct invasion with expansile growth pattern and formation of pseudocapsule
    3. Metastases (Arch Pathol Lab Med 2002;126:1511)
Gross description
  • Usually > 1 cm; 30% are 1 cm or less
Microscopic (histologic) images

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Papillary carcinoma
parathyroid gland

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