Acta Scientific Otolaryngology (ASOL) (ISSN: 2582-5550)

Research Article Volume 2 Issue 12

Parathyroid Carcinoma on the Subject of a Case

Carlos E Albornoz1* and Estefanía Morra2

1Otorhinolaryngologist and Head and Neck Surgeon, Institute of ORL and Head and Neck Surgery, Head of Otorhinolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery, San Roque Maternal and Child Hospital, Entre Ríos, Argentina
2Head of Resident, Otorhinolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery Service, Maternal and Child Hospital, San Roque, Entre Ríos, Argentina

*Corresponding Author: Carlos E Albornoz, Otorhinolaryngologist and Head and Neck Surgeon, Institute of ORL and Head and Neck Surgery, Head of Otorhinolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery, San Roque Maternal and Child Hospital, Entre Ríos, Argentina.

Received: August 09, 2020; Published: November 30, 2020



Parathyroid carcinoma is a rare disease. It usually presents as hyperparathyroidism, accompanied by clinical and biochemical data that suggest it. It has a little active evolution, although tenacious, since the tumor has a rather low malignant potential. At their initial presentation, very few patients with parathyroid carcinoma have metastasized to either the regional lymph nodes (<5%) or distant sites (<2%).
A case of a 47-year-old woman with history of repeated kidney stones, with a previous diagnosis of hyperparathyroidism. In addition, she had a palpable cervical mass. Surgical treatment and pathological study were performed with the result of Parathyroid Carcinoma.

Keywords: Parathyroid Carcinoma; Surgical Treatment; Hyperparathyroidism



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Citation: Carlos E Albornoz and Estefanía Morra. “Parathyroid Carcinoma on the Subject of a Case". Acta Scientific Otolaryngology 2.12 (2020): 87-89.


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