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Parathyroid adenoma (high magnification)

High-magnification micrograph of the parathyroid adenoma (left side). Hematoxylin and eosin stain. In this case, normal parathyroid gland with prominent adipose tissue is seen on the right side of the image. (Courtesy of Wikimedia Commons. Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported.)

Associated Disorders

  • Acute and chronic renal failure
  • Endocrine disorders
  • Familial hypocalciuric hypercalcemia
  • Granulomatous disorders
  • Infantile hypercalcemia (Williams syndrome)
  • Malignancy
  • Milk-alkali syndrome
  • Primary hyperparathyroidism