Case Report
Copyright ©2014 Baishideng Publishing Group Inc.
World J Clin Cases. May 16, 2014; 2(5): 151-156
Published online May 16, 2014. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v2.i5.151
Figure 1
Figure 1 Doppler ultrasound of parathyroid gland showing well-defined hypoechoic mass with color signals of few surrounding vascular structures and Tc-99m sestamibi planar scan with pinhole collimator, 10 min post injection.
Figure 2
Figure 2 Pathology image of atypical adenoma. A: No significant remodeling of stroma cells or polymorphism, tumor cells are monotonous, small cells with focal cytological atypia without mitotic figures; B: Pathology image of atypical adenoma with tumour cells infiltrating thick fibrous capsule.
Figure 3
Figure 3 Doppler ultrasound of parathyroid carcinoma: small solitary mass in the area of previous surgery.
Figure 4
Figure 4 Pathology image of parathyroid carcinoma. A: Mitotic cells; B: Infiltrating skeletal muscle.
Figure 5
Figure 5 Positron emission tomography/low-dose X-ray computed tomography (positron emission tomography/low-dose computed tomography) with F-18 FDG. Focal accumulation is observed in enlarged lymph nodes of the right axillary region and diffuse uptake is observed in the right breast.