Parathyroid gland
Spread from other tumors

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

Revised: 12 April 2018, last major update January 2013

Copyright: (c) 2003-2018,, Inc.

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Cite this page: Roychowdhury, M. Spread from other tumors. website. Accessed July 21st, 2018.
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