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Parathyroid Carcinoma Differential Diagnoses

  • Author: Lawrence Kim, MD; Chief Editor: Jules E Harris, MD, FACP, FRCPC  more...
 
Updated: Dec 01, 2015
 
 
 
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Lawrence Kim, MD Professor, Department of Surgery, Division of Surgical Oncology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine

Lawrence Kim, MD is a member of the following medical societies: Association for Academic Surgery, Association of VA Surgeons, International Association of Endocrine Surgeons, Society of Surgical Oncology, Society of University Surgeons, American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists, American Association of Endocrine Surgeons, American College of Surgeons, Southwestern Surgical Congress

Disclosure: Received income in an amount equal to or greater than $250 from: Affinergy, LLC.

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Francisco Talavera, PharmD, PhD Adjunct Assistant Professor, University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Pharmacy; Editor-in-Chief, Medscape Drug Reference

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Jules E Harris, MD, FACP, FRCPC Clinical Professor of Medicine, Section of Hematology/Oncology, University of Arizona College of Medicine, Arizona Cancer Center

Jules E Harris, MD, FACP, FRCPC is a member of the following medical societies: American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Society of Hematology, Central Society for Clinical and Translational Research, American Society of Clinical Oncology

Disclosure: Nothing to disclose.

Additional Contributors

Sanjiv S Agarwala, MD Chief of Oncology and Hematology, St Luke's Cancer Center, St Luke's Hospital and Health Network; Professor, Temple University Shool of Medicine

Sanjiv S Agarwala, MD is a member of the following medical societies: American Association for Cancer Research, American Head and Neck Society, European Society for Medical Oncology, American Society of Clinical Oncology, Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group

Disclosure: Received honoraria from BMS for speaking and teaching; Received consulting fee from Novartis for consulting; Received consulting fee from Merck for consulting.

Acknowledgements

Wendy Hu, MD Consulting Staff, Department of Hematology/Oncology and Bone Marrow Transplantation, Huntington Memorial Medical Center

Wendy Hu, MD is a member of the following medical societies: American Association for the Advancement of Science, American College of Physicians, American Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation, American Society of Hematology, and Physicians for Social Responsibility

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Photomicrograph of parathyroid carcinoma showing typical fibrotic septae. Histologic diagnosis can be difficult.
 
 
 
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