Accumulation of 201TI-Chloride in a Parathyroid Adenoma

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A 201TI-chloride scan was performed on a patient with primary hyperparathyroidism. 201TI-chloride accumulated in the region of the right lower thyroidal pole and a diagnosis of parathyroid adenoma was confirmed in traoperatively. 201TI-chloride imaging of a hyperfunctioning parathyroid gland seems to be useful for the detection and preoperative localization of a parathyroid adenoma.

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