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A study was carried out on 180 recurrent kidney stone formers from the Campania region of southern Italy. The data showed that this hypercalciuric population was similar to that in previous studies; however, there was no difference in terms of parathyroid activity when compared with normal controls. The slightly depressed serum levels of vitamin D in(More)
We have previously described a kindred with hereditary medullary thyroid carcinoma and pheochromocytoma (multiple endocrine neoplasia type 2A [MEN 2A]) with localized pruritic cutaneous manifestations present only in affected members. Although the initial skin biopsies reported did not show amyloidosis, subsequent skin biopsy results reported here have(More)
In 15 patients suffering from Paget's disease, the serum levels of alkaline phosphatase (ALP), 25-hydroxycholecalciferol (25OHD3), 24,25-dihydroxycholecalciferol (24,25 [OH] 2D3), 1,25-dihydroxycholecalciferol (1,25 [OH] 2D3), and parathormone (PTH) as well as urinary excretion of hydroxyproline (HP) have been determined before and after three-month(More)
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