:: Volume 18, Issue 1 (Iranian South Medical Journal 2015) ::
Iran South Med J 2015, 18(1): 229-234 Back to browse issues page
A case of synchronous hurthle cell adenoma of thyroid and para thyroid adenoma
Masoome Tohidi 1, Mohammadreza Kalantar Hormozi2, Iraj Nabipour3, Majid Assadi4, Fariba Karimi5
1- The Persian Gulf Tropical Medicine Research Center, The Persian Gulf Biomedical Research Institute, Bushehr University of Medical Sciences, Bushehr, Iran , Tohidim@sums.ac.ir
2- The Persian Gulf Tropical Medicine Research Center, The Persian Gulf Biomedical Research Institute, Bushehr University of Medical Sciences, Bushehr, Iran
3- The Persian Gulf Marine Biotechnology Research Center, The Persian Gulf Biomedical Research Institute, Bushehr University of Medical Sciences, Bushehr. Iran
4- The Persian Gulf Nuclear Medicine Research Center, The Persian Gulf Biomedical Research Institute, Bushehr University of Medical Sciences, Bushehr, Iran
5- Endocrinology and metabolism Research Center, Shiraz University of Medical sciences, Shiraz, Iran
Abstract:   (4405 Views)

Synchronous hurthle cell adenoma of thyroid and para thyroid adenoma is very rare .Here we dicuss a 46 year old woman who presented with a thyroid nodule. Thyroid function test was normal but she had mild hypercalcemia. Fine needle aspiration of thyroid nodule was done that it was suspecious to follicular neoplasm or follicular variant of papillary thyroid cancer .Then the patient underwent thyroidectomy. In surgical specimen hurthle cell adenoma of thyroid and parathyroid adenoma was confirmed.Measurment of serum calcium is recommended in patients who are candidate for thyroid surgery.

Keywords: Hurthle cell adenoma, Parathyroid adenoma, Thyroidectomy, Hypercalcemia
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Type of Study: Case Report | Subject: Endocrine System
Received: 2015/02/18 | Accepted: 2015/02/18 | Published: 2015/02/18


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