Persistent Primary Hyperparathyroidism: Successful Ultrasound-Guided Percutaneous Ethanol Ablation of an Occult Adenoma

J. WILLIAM CHARBONEAU, IAN D. HAY, JON A. van HEERDEN

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Abstract

Ultrasound-guided percutaneous ethanol ablation of a small occult parathyroid adenoma was successfully performed in a patient with persistent primary hyperparathyroidism. This procedure may be an alternative to reoperation for patients in whom surgical treatment is contraindicated or who have an unacceptable risk of postoperative morbidity.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)913-917
Number of pages5
JournalMayo Clinic proceedings
Volume63
Issue number9
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1988

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