Case 236

Surgical Pathology Case
 

CLINICAL INFORMATION

  68-year-old male. History of primary hypercalcemia. One parathyroid gland was significantly enlarged while the other three were normal in size.

GROSS DESCRIPTION

 

The 1.1 0.8 0.6 parathyroidectomy specimen weighs 500 mg with a pale to pale yellow, homogeneously solid cut surface.

     
 
 

HE, 2

HE, 10

 
 

HE, 20

HE, 40

 
 

HE, 40

HE, 40

 
 

HE, 20

HE, 40

     
 

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Source: Department of Pathology, Creighton University Medical Center, Omaha, NE

Photo: Zenggang Pan

Discussion: Zenggang Pan