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PARATHYROID  ADENOMA HISTOPATHOLOGY

PARATHYROID ADENOMA  The tumor is hypercellular, homogeneous and mostly composed of chief cells.

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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).
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