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Parathyroid cyst: a rare cause of an anterior neck mass

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  29 June 2007

Bhal Chandra Jha
Affiliation:
Department of Otolaryngology, Government Medical College Hospital, Chandigarh, India.
Nitin M. Nagarkar
Affiliation:
Department of Otolaryngology, Government Medical College Hospital, Chandigarh, India.
Suman Kochhar
Affiliation:
Department of Radiodiagnosis, Government Medical College Hospital, Chandigarh, India.
Harsh Mohan
Affiliation:
Department of Pathology, Government Medical College Hospital, Chandigarh, India.
Arjun Dass*
Affiliation:
Department of Otolaryngology, Government Medical College Hospital, Chandigarh, India.
*
Address for correspondence: Dr Arjun Dass, Professor and Head, Department of ENT, Government Medical College Hospital, Sector 32, Chandigarh-160047India Fax: +91 172 608488/609360

Abstract

Parathyroid cysts are rare. Most of them present in the anterior neck as cystic neck swellings. A case of cervical parathyroid cyst is presented, along with a brief review of the literature regarding the aetiology, clinical features, diagnosis and management of this condition.

Type
Clinical Records
Copyright
Copyright © JLO (1984) Limited 1999

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