Parathyroid gland
WHO classification

Topic Completed: 1 July 2017

Minor changes: 6 February 2019

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WHO (2017)
  • Tumours of the parathyroid glands ICD 0 codes
    • Parathyroid carcinoma 8140/3
    • Parathyroid adenoma 8140/0
    • Secondary, mesenchymal and other tumours
  • ICD 0 note: the first four digits indicate the specific histological term; the fifth digit after the slash (/) is the behavior code, including /0 for benign tumors, /1 for unspecified, borderline or uncertain behavior, /2 for carcinoma in situ and grade III intraepithelial neoplasia (not used for adrenal tumors), and /3 for malignant tumors
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