Happy New Year. Hope 2014 will be a year of health and happiness for you all.
I posted on here about a month ago as I suffer lots of Thyroid and Parathyroid symptoms, my Mum is Hyperthyroid and I also have elevated Calcium levels, I'm only 30 years old and as most of you battle regularly, I'm trying to get a doctor to listen to my clinical symptoms rather than a lab range! I had a Thyroid ultrasound about 2 months ago and the report came back with a small colloid cyst on my left thyroid lobe. Having done tremendous amounts of research on thyroid and parathyroid I'm wondering whether this "cyst" could actually of been an enlarged parathyroid gland? Can ultrasounds show parathyroid glands?
I read the below earlier on a parathyroid website and it struck a cord with me that maybe the "cyst" could actually be an enlarged parathyroid gland. Any ideas?
"Each parathyroid gland is densely packed and about the size of a grain of rice, with two embedded in the right and two in the left lobe of the thyroid gland. However, there is some variation in position and number with some individuals having eight or more parathyroid glands"
Thanks all x