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PARATHYROID ADENOMA HISTOPATHOLOGY
PARATHYROID ADENOMA The tumor is hypercellular, homogeneous and mostly composed of chief cells.
The parathyroid adenoma is composed of hypercellular parathyroid tissue without atypical nuclear
or architectural features. The adenoma is lined by a capsule and a thin rim of "normal" parathyroid tissue is compressed along one side of the mass (upper portion of the picture).
Bechara Y. Ghorayeb, MD
OTOLARYNGOLOGY - HEAD & NECK SURGERY
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