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Primary hyperparathyroidism and angina pectoris.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  3372088     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
We report the case of a 50-year-old female suffering from angina pectoris with a positive exercise test and normal coronary arteriography. Nifedipine relieved the angina. Laboratory tests demonstrated hypercalcaemia and led to a diagnosis of parathyroid adenoma. Surgical removal of the adenoma resulted in normalization of calcaemia and, during 4-year follow-up, she has had no angina. Two exercise tests in this period were negative.
G A Slavich; F Antonucci; E Sponza
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  International journal of cardiology     Volume:  19     ISSN:  0167-5273     ISO Abbreviation:  Int. J. Cardiol.     Publication Date:  1988 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1988-07-11     Completed Date:  1988-07-11     Revised Date:  2006-07-12    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8200291     Medline TA:  Int J Cardiol     Country:  NETHERLANDS    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  266-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Institute of Cardiology, Regional Hospital, Udine, Italy.
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MeSH Terms
Adenoma / complications,  surgery
Angina Pectoris / blood,  diagnosis,  etiology*
Hypercalcemia / etiology
Hyperparathyroidism / complications*
Middle Aged
Parathyroid Neoplasms / complications,  surgery

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