Ectopic parathyroid tissue

Ectopic parathyroid tissue

A condition where the thyroid tissue is located in an abnormal place.
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3-6) The presence of ectopic parathyroid tissue has been attributed to abnormal migration during embryogenesis.
According to the radiology literature, SPECT/CT is especially useful for localizing ectopic parathyroid tissue, but it may not provide much additional benefit in terms of routine localization of a single parathyroid adenoma.