Adenoma, Carcinoma, Parathyroid, Rat

  • Parviz M. Pour
  • Jeffrey T. Wilson
  • Shahrokh Salmasi
Part of the Monographs on Pathology of Laboratory Animals book series (LABORATORY)


Adenomas of the parathyroid may be seen as nodules 1–4 mm in diameter and sometimes grossly attached to the thyroid. They are usually unilateral (Fig. 287) and appear as soft, grayish-white, opaque, or pink tissue. The contralateral parathyroid gland may be normal, atrophic, or enlarged.


Adenoma: adenomatous hyperplasia parathyroid adenoma of chief cells parathyroid carcinoma: adenocarcinoma of chief cells parathyroid 


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  • Parviz M. Pour
  • Jeffrey T. Wilson
  • Shahrokh Salmasi

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