Parathyroid Case 5

Details on the Request Card

Biochemically proven primary hyperparathyroidism in a 67 year old female

Procedure

Anterior images are shown over a three-hour period after injection

scan image

Questions

1) Name the 2 abnormal areas of uptake on this image
2) Explain why one abnormality has a straightforward explanation whereas the other has a wider differential diagnosis

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