Bilateral retropharyngeal parathyroid hyperplasia detected with 4D multidetector row CT.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

We present a case of bilateral retropharyngeal parathyroid hyperplasia detected with 4D-CT in a patient with persistent primary hyperparathyroidism and failed neck exploration. We discuss the embryologic basis of ectopic retropharyngeal parathyroid adenomas and hyperplasia and the utility of 4D-CT in their localization for surgical planning.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Welling, RD; Olson, JA; Kranz, PG; Eastwood, JD; Hoang, JK

Published Date

  • May 2011

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 32 / 5

Start / End Page

  • E80 - E82

PubMed ID

  • 20413605

Pubmed Central ID

  • PMC7965550

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1936-959X

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.3174/ajnr.A2104


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States