A significant number of patients with hyperparathyroidism have palpable thyromegaly. In a man with "goiter" and clinical hyperparathyroidism, a cystic parathyroid adenoma was delineated by thyroid scintiscan. The I131 thyroid scan may be a valuable adjunct in the evaluation of hyperparathyroidism.
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