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Neonatal hyperparathyroidism: the natural course in the absence of surgical intervention.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  2909976     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The case of a premature infant with the onset of hypercalcemia and apparent primary hyperparathyroidism in the immediate neonatal period is presented. Although the treatment in most such cases has been parathyroidectomy, this infant was managed medically and survived infancy without apparent complications. We believe her disorder represents the neonatal manifestations of familial hypocalciuric hypercalcemia. Her course supports the contention that this disorder may be self-limited in some infants and that appropriate medical management can preclude the need for surgical intervention in selected cases.
Authors:
S S Harris; A J D'Ercole
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Pediatrics     Volume:  83     ISSN:  0031-4005     ISO Abbreviation:  Pediatrics     Publication Date:  1989 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1989-02-03     Completed Date:  1989-02-03     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0376422     Medline TA:  Pediatrics     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  53-6     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Pediatrics, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Female
Humans
Hypercalcemia / complications,  genetics
Hyperparathyroidism / etiology,  therapy*
Infant, Newborn

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