Published: 2019-05-28

Parathyroid microadenoma as a cause of chronic intractable cough

Deepak K. Diwakar, Nikita Wadhwani, Nisha Rana, Shivani Paruthy


Chronic non-productive cough is one of the most common non-specific symptom with multiple etiologies and is treated non-surgically. Rarely, it can be caused by anatomical causes. We present a case of parathyroid microadenoma presenting with chronic intractable cough and dysphagia, diagnosed after a battery of tests and failed treatments and cured by a simple parathyroidectomy.


Endocrine surgery, Chronic cough, Parathyroid adenoma

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