Which imaging study is performed in the biochemical diagnosis of primary hyperparathyroidism in patients with hypercalcemia?

Updated: Oct 03, 2018
  • Author: Mahendra Agraharkar, MD, MBBS, FACP, FASN; Chief Editor: Vecihi Batuman, MD, FASN  more...
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When a biochemical diagnosis of primary hyperparathyroidism is made, CT scan, ultrasound, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), and radionuclide imaging of the parathyroid gland may be helpful to assist with preoperative localization.


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