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Parathyroid and calcium metabolism disorders during pregnancy.
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PMID:  23350730     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
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Abstract Parathyroid disorders are not common among pregnant women, but harbor a significant morbidity and mortality potential if they remain unrecognized and untreated. The symptoms caused by abnormally low or high blood free calcium level are mostly non-specific in the initial stages, thus when recognized might pose a real danger. Here we will survey the alterations in calcium metabolism induced by pregnancy, and describe the clinical manifestations, diagnosis and treatment of parathyroid and other calcium metabolism disorders during pregnancy. The current literature on the impact of calcium and vitamin D deficiency during pregnancy will also be reviewed.
Authors:
Ilana Parkes; Joseph G Schenker; Yoel Shufaro
Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2013-1-25
Journal Detail:
Title:  Gynecological endocrinology : the official journal of the International Society of Gynecological Endocrinology     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1473-0766     ISO Abbreviation:  Gynecol. Endocrinol.     Publication Date:  2013 Jan 
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Created Date:  2013-1-28     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  8807913     Medline TA:  Gynecol Endocrinol     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Hadassah Ein Kerem University Hospital , Jerusalem , Israel.
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