Thyroid & parathyroid

Parathyroid nonmalignant

Ectopic parathyroid tissue

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PubMed Search: Ectopic parathyroid tissue[TIAB]

Monika Roychowdhury, M.D.
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Cite this page: Roychowdhury M. Ectopic parathyroid tissue. website. Accessed February 23rd, 2024.
Definition / general
Case reports
  • 86 year old woman with neck pain and difficulty swallowing (Case #108)
Microscopic (histologic) images

Contributed by Andrey Bychkov, M.D., Ph.D. and Case #108

Aberrant parathyroid

Various images

Cytokeratin cocktail



Parathyroid hormone

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Thymic tissue contains a mass of parathyroid cells

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