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Course description: 

This case study provides information about a patient with hyperparathyroidism and parathyroid adenoma. The patient's medical history, results of diagnostic procedures and treatment options are presented. This case study illustrates some nuclear medicine and sonographic findings of this pathology, in addition to how other imaging modalities can contribute to the diagnostic process.




Course objectives: 

Following the review of all sections of this case study, you will be able to:

  • List the typical ultrasound findings of parathyroid adenoma.
  • Describe the scintographic appearance of parathyroid adenoma with nuclear medicine imaging.
  • Explain presenting symptoms that would lead to the search for a parathyroid adenoma.
  • Differentiate between types of hyperparathyroidism.
  • Discuss how CT and MRI can contribute to the diagnostic process of thyroid disease.
  • Describe the current treatment options for the management of parathyroid adenoma and hyperparathyroidism.
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Delivery method: 

  • eLearning


  • English

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