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Meningioma associated with parathyroid adenoma.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1015512     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A woman hospitalized because of attempted suicide with diazepam tablets was found to have hypercalcemia and other signs of hyperparathyroidism. Electroencephalogram indicated a brain lesion which was confirmed by a brain scan and angiogram. The hypercalcemia persisted after removal of the meningioma and serum levels of calcium returned to normal only after a parathyroid adenoma was removed during an additional intervention. This association of meningioma with hyperparathyroidism is unique in the literature. The difficulties of diagnosis resulting from the neuropsychiatric symptoms common to the two disorders are discussed.
Authors:
J Grinblat; B Seidenstein; P Lerman; Z Lewitus
Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The American journal of the medical sciences     Volume:  272     ISSN:  0002-9629     ISO Abbreviation:  Am. J. Med. Sci.     Publication Date:    1976 Nov-Dec
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1977-03-15     Completed Date:  1977-03-15     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0370506     Medline TA:  Am J Med Sci     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  327-30     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adenoma / complications*
Brain Neoplasms / complications*
Female
Humans
Meningioma / complications*
Middle Aged
Parathyroid Neoplasms / complications*

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