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Saudi Journal of Kidney Diseases and Transplantation
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Year : 2009  |  Volume : 20  |  Issue : 5  |  Page : 826-830
Mediastinal parathyroid adenoma


1 Department of Surgery, College of Medicine, King Abdulaziz University Hospital, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
2 Department of Nephrology, King Abdulaziz Hospital and Oncology Centre, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

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Faisal Al-Mashat
Department of Surgery, King Abdulaziz University Hospital College of Medicine, King Abdulaziz University, P.O. Box 143, Jeddah 21411
Saudi Arabia
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We present two cases that developed clinical, biochemical and radiological evidences of primary and secondary hyperparathyroidism. In the first case the adenoma was removed through a transcervical incision and in the second case the supernumerary adenoma was removed through sternotomy. Post operatively, patients had normal serum calcium and iPTH with complete disappearance of symptoms.


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