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A very rare type of primary hyperparathyroidism with severe hypercalcemia in an infant.
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PMID:  23232684     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Severe neonatal primary hyperparathyroidism is a very rare type of primary hyperparathyroidism in pediatrics that might present during infancy with non-specific symptoms. We report an infant who presented with a very high level of calcium, yet responding to simple medications to draw the attention to pediatricians to this disease as early diagnosis and treatment will ameliorate its devastating outcome.
Mohammad H Al-Qahtani
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Saudi medical journal     Volume:  33     ISSN:  0379-5284     ISO Abbreviation:  Saudi Med J     Publication Date:  2012 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-12-12     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7909441     Medline TA:  Saudi Med J     Country:  Saudi Arabia    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1340-2     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Pediatrics, King Fahd Hospital of the University, University of Dammam, PO Box 2208, Al-Khobar 31952, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Tel. +966 (3) 8966666 Ext 1213. Fax. +966 (3) 8966709. E-mail:
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