The performance of 4D-CT in the localization of parathyroid adenoma

Samer Abi-Khalil, Mohammad Rida*, Elias El-Haddad, Lina Menassa Moussa, Noel Aoun

Primary hyperparathyroidism is a frequent disease caused in 89% of cases by a parathyroid adenoma. In 10% of cases, the adenoma is in an ectopic situation due to an aberrant embryological migration of the gland. The evolution of surgical techniques has imposed the need to specify its location preoperatively.