Flashcards in parathyroid pathology Deck (16)
most common cause of primary hyperparathyroidism
parathyroid gland adenoma
osteitis fibrosa cystica
brown tumors are assc'd with?
solitary tumor, older women,1 gram size
no fat cells, chief cells, thin rim of normal parathyroid tissue
polygonal chief cells with small centrally placed nuclei, with variation in nuclear size
2nd most common cause of hyperparathyroidism
which cause of hyperparathyroidism affects all 3 glands?
who is parathyroid hyperplasia most common in?
ppl with MEN
what is secondary hyperparathyroidism?
parathyroid hyperplasia due to hypocalcemia from disease process extrinsic to PT gland
most common cause of secondary hyperparathyroidism
chronic renal failure
parathyroid carcinoma is characterized by
thick fibrous bands
most common cause of hypoparathyroidism
what syndrome can also cause hypoparathyroidism
hypoparathyroidism will have ____Ca, _____serum phosphate