Table of Contents Author Guidelines Submit a Manuscript
Case Reports in Surgery
Volume 2015, Article ID 243527, 4 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2015/243527
Case Report

An Unusual Neck Mass: A Case of a Parathyroid Cyst and Review of the Literature

Bradford Royal Infirmary, Duckworth Lane, Bradford BD9 6RJ, UK

Received 28 February 2015; Accepted 24 April 2015

Academic Editor: Geeta Lal

Copyright © 2015 Anand Goomany et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Linked References

  1. C. Cappelli, M. Rotondi, I. Pirola et al., “Prevalence of parathyroid cysts by neck ultrasound scan in unselected patients,” Journal of Endocrinological Investigation, vol. 32, no. 4, pp. 357–359, 2009. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  2. I. Sandstrom, “Om en kortel hos mennishkan och atskilliga doggdjus,” Ups Lakafor Forhandl, vol. 14, pp. 441–471, 1880. View at Google Scholar
  3. N. Pontikides, S. Karras, A. Kaprara et al., “Diagnostic and therapeutic review of cystic parathyroid lesions,” Hormones, vol. 11, no. 4, pp. 410–418, 2012. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  4. D. A. da Silva, M. C. Machado, L. L. Brito, R. A. Guimarães, A. S. Fava, and M. C. A. C. Mamone, “Parathyroid cysts: diagnosis and treatment,” Revista Brasileira de Otorrinolaringologia, vol. 70, no. 6, pp. 840–844, 2004. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  5. G. Ippolito, F. F. Palazzo, F. Sebag, M. Sierra, C. de Micco, and J. F. Henry, “A single-institution 25-year review of true parathyroid cysts,” Langenbeck's Archives of Surgery, vol. 391, no. 1, pp. 13–18, 2006. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  6. J. K. Fortson, V. G. Patel, and V. J. Henderson, “Parathyroid cysts: a case report and review of the literature,” Laryngoscope, vol. 111, no. 10, pp. 1726–1728, 2001. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  7. E. D. Rossi, L. Revelli, E. Giustozzi et al., “Large non-functioning parathyroid cysts: our institutional experience of a rare entity and a possible pitfall in thyroid cytology,” Cytopathology, vol. 26, no. 2, pp. 114–121, 2015. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  8. S. L. Lee, “Parathyroid cyst fluid: discrepancy between C-terminal and intact parathyroid hormone assays,” Thyroid, vol. 10, no. 12, pp. 1125–1126, 2000. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  9. A. Guner, S. Karyagar, O. Ozkan, C. Kece, and E. Reis, “Parathyroid cyst: the forgotten diagnosis of a neck mass,” Journal of Surgical Case Reports, vol. 8, no. 4, pp. 1–4, 2011. View at Google Scholar
  10. F. Pacini, A. Antonelli, R. Lari, L. Gasperini, L. Baschieri, and A. Pinchera, “Unsuspected parathyroid cysts diagnosed by measurement of thyroglobulin and parathyroid hormone concentrations in fluid aspirates,” Annals of Internal Medicine, vol. 102, no. 6, pp. 793–794, 1985. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  11. M. Ujiki, C. Sturgeon, R. Nayar, and P. Angelos, “Parathyroid cyst: often mistaken for a thyroid cyst,” World Journal of Surgery, vol. 32, no. 6, p. 1234, 2008. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  12. C. R. Hughes, B. Kanmaz, A. T. Isitman, G. Akansel, T. Lawson, and B. D. Collier, “Misleading imaging results in the diagnosis of parathyroid cysts,” Clinical Nuclear Medicine, vol. 19, no. 5, pp. 422–425, 1994. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  13. J. G. Wright and R. W. Brangle, “Carcinoma in a parathyroid cyst,” The Illinois Medical Journal, vol. 168, no. 2, pp. 98–100, 1985. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  14. P. Pirundini, A. Zarif, and J. G. Wihbey, “A rare manifestation of parathyroid carcinoma presenting as a cystic neck mass,” Connecticut Medicine, vol. 62, no. 4, pp. 195–197, 1998. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  15. K. L. McCoy, J. H. Yim, B. S. Zuckerbraun, J. B. Ogilvie, R. L. Peel, and S. E. Carty, “Cystic parathyroid lesions: functional and nonfunctional parathyroid cysts,” Archives of Surgery, vol. 144, no. 1, pp. 52–56, 2009. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  16. J. P. Bilezikian, J. T. Potts Jr., G. El-Hajj Fuleihan et al., “Summary statement from a workshop on asymptomatic primary hyperparathyroidism: a perspective for the 21st century,” The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism, vol. 87, no. 12, pp. 5353–5361, 2002. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  17. J. Y. Sung, J. H. Baek, K. S. Kim, D. Lee, E. J. Ha, and J. H. Lee, “Symptomatic nonfunctioning parathyroid cysts: role of simple aspiration and ethanol ablation,” European Journal of Radiology, vol. 82, no. 2, pp. 316–320, 2013. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  18. O. H. Clark, “Parathyroid cysts,” The American Journal of Surgery, vol. 135, no. 3, pp. 395–402, 1978. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  19. R. A. Prinz, J. R. Peters, J. M. Kane, and J. Wood, “Needle aspiration of nonfunctioning parathyroid cysts,” The American Surgeon, vol. 56, no. 7, pp. 420–422, 1990. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  20. B. Shi, H. Guo, and N. Tang, “Treatment of parathyroid cysts with fine-needle aspiration,” Annals of Internal Medicine, vol. 131, no. 10, pp. 797–798, 1999. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  21. T. Kodama, T. Obara, Y. Fujimoto, Y. Ito, T. Yashiro, and A. Hirayama, “Eleven cases of nonfunctioning parathyroid cyst-significance of needle aspiration in diagnosis and management,” Endocrinologia Japonica, vol. 34, no. 5, pp. 769–777, 1987. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  22. K. Okamura, H. Ikenoue, K. Sato et al., “Sclerotherapy for benign parathyroid cysts,” The American Journal of Surgery, vol. 163, no. 3, pp. 344–345, 1992. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  23. A. Sanchez and H. Carretto, “Treatment of a nonfunctioning parathyroid cyst with tetracycline injection,” Head & Neck, vol. 15, no. 3, pp. 263–265, 1993. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  24. M. Akel, I. Salti, and S. T. Azar, “Successful treatment of parathyroid cyst using ethanol sclerotherapy,” The American Journal of the Medical Sciences, vol. 317, no. 1, pp. 50–52, 1999. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  25. K. S. Lerud, S. O. Tabbara, D. M. DelVecchio, and A. R. Frost, “Cytomorphology of cystic parathyroid lesions: report of four cases evaluated preoperatively by fine-needle aspiration,” Diagnostic Cytopathology, vol. 15, no. 4, pp. 306–311, 1996. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus