Endocrine Neck Cysts: What do You learn From the Cyst Fluid?

Endocrine Neck Cysts: What do You learn From the Cyst Fluid?

Endocrine Neck Cysts: What do You learn From the Cyst Fluid?

Endocrine Neck Cysts: What do You learn From the Cyst Fluid?

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Colored fluid yellow to dark brown to red is usually a thyroid cyst.

Occasionally a parathyroid cyst will hemorrhage and the fluid will not be clear.

Any doubt of the origin of the cyst a needle washout for Parathyroid hormone PTH and

thyroglobulin TG will make the diagnosis.

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Classic fluid from a large parathyroid cyst.

This is a congenital parathyroid rest with no

association with production of a hyperparathyroid adenoma.

Treatment of large parathyroid cysts are usually 100% successful

in removing the large ugly and symptomatic mass.

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After the cyst fluid is removed under US guidance a variable amount of 200 proof

medical grade ethanol is replaced in the cyst cavity and left in for 10 minutes and

removed or left in in another method.

 

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PEI treatment is an accepted replacement for major surgery

in patients with thyroid or parathyroid cysts.

Call Matt at 310-393-8860 for details.

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