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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
Department of Otolaryngology, Government Medical College Hospital, Chandigarh, India.
Nitin M. Nagarkar
Department of Otolaryngology, Government Medical College Hospital, Chandigarh, India.
Suman Kochhar
Department of Radiodiagnosis, Government Medical College Hospital, Chandigarh, India.
Harsh Mohan
Department of Pathology, Government Medical College Hospital, Chandigarh, India.
Arjun Dass*
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


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.

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