Journal of Korean Endocrine Society 1996;11(2):227-232.
Published online November 7, 2019.
A Case of Mediastinal parathyroid adenoma localized by technetium-99m sestamibi scanning.
Bong Yun Cha, Kwang Woo Lee, Ho Young Son, Sung Koo Kang, Ki Ho Song, Sung Hee Lee, Won Hee Han, Hyung Sun Sohn
Abstract
We present a patient with primary hyperparathyroidism in whom preoperative Tc-99m sestarnibi scanning cleary demonstrated mediastinal parathyroid adenoma. After resectian of tumor through median sternotomy, he was restored to the normocalcemia. This case suggests that Tc-99m sestamibi scanning may be a useful method in the preoperative localization of mediastinal parathyroid adenoma.
Key Words: Mediastinal parathyroid adenoma, Primary hyperparathyroidism


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