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Hyperparathyroidism in pregnancy: diagnostic dilemma?
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  9061723     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Primary hyperparathyroidism is rarely encountered in pregnancy. Because the symptoms may be variable in nature, the diagnosis may be delayed with an increase in maternal and perinatal morbidity or mortality. Several of the symptoms and clinical findings in hyperparathyroidism may also be present with preeclampsia, thus causing difficulty in distinguishing one from the other. Our case report describes a pregnant patient in the third trimester with HELLP syndrome and primary hyperparathyroidism.
J A Murray; W A Newman; J V Dacus
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Obstetrical & gynecological survey     Volume:  52     ISSN:  0029-7828     ISO Abbreviation:  Obstet Gynecol Surv     Publication Date:  1997 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1997-05-16     Completed Date:  1997-05-16     Revised Date:  2005-11-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0401007     Medline TA:  Obstet Gynecol Surv     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  202-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
University of South Carolina School of Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Columbia 29203, USA.
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MeSH Terms
HELLP Syndrome / diagnosis
Hyperparathyroidism / diagnosis*,  therapy
Pregnancy Complications / diagnosis*,  therapy

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