Parathyroid gland
Neoplasms
Secondary tumors


Topic Completed: 1 January 2013

Minor changes: 26 October 2020

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PubMed Search: Spread from other tumors parathyroid

Monika Roychowdhury, M.D.
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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
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