Parathyroid Case 4

Details on the Request Card

73 year old with malaise and thirst. Calcium 2.67, PTH 119.

Procedure

Early and late images (top row) are shown together with axial SPECT images through the thorax

scan image

Questions

1) Any abnormal uptake?
2) List 4 sites for ectopic parathyroids
3) How common are they?

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