Lipohyperplasia of the parathyroid glands

John M. Carter, April Landry, Michael Hinni

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Parathyroid lipohyperplasia is an extremely rare cause of hyperparathyroidism. According to a MEDLINE search, there have been only 9 previously reported cases of parathyroid lipohyperplasia in the English-language literature. We report a new case of parathyroid lipohyperplasia, with a brief discussion of this rare disease process.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)441-443
Number of pages3
JournalEar, Nose and Throat Journal
Issue number10
StatePublished - Dec 20 2012

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Otorhinolaryngology

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    Carter, J. M., Landry, A., & Hinni, M. (2012). Lipohyperplasia of the parathyroid glands. Ear, Nose and Throat Journal, 91(10), 441-443.