Minimally symptomatic severe hypercalcaemia in a patient with parathyroid carcinoma

Aisha Sheikh, Najmul Islam

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Abstract

The case of a 38 years old man with generalized pains fatigue, anorexia, constipation, polyuria serum calcium level of 20.6mg/dl in paired renal function parathyroid hormone is presented. Sestamibi scan showed a functioning left inferior parathyroid tumor, which was successfully removed. Before surgery he was managed with rehydration, diuretics and pamidronate infusion. Five months post surgery the serum calcium levels are normal and renal function has improved.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)40-41
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of the Pakistan Medical Association
Volume56
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Jan 2006

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