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PICTURE OF RIGHT MEDIASTINAL PARATHYROID ADENOMA BEHIND A PNEUMATOCELE ON TECHNETIUM 99 SESTAMIBI SCAN
Bechara Y. Ghorayeb, MD
OTOLARYNGOLOGY - HEAD & NECK SURGERY
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This patient had a right inferior parathyroid adenoma in the upper mediastinum which was located posterior to a pneumatocele
arising in the right lung apex and extending into the neck.
The parathyroid adenoma was removed through a minimally-invasive approach without complications.