A Case of Acute Psychosis in an Adolescent Male

  title={A Case of Acute Psychosis in an Adolescent Male},
  author={Ghufran S. Babar and Ramin Alemzadeh},
  booktitle={Case reports in endocrinology},
Primary hyperparathyroidism (PHPT) is a disorder of calcium homeostasis. We report the case of a 17-year-old adolescent male, who presented with an acute psychosis coinciding with severe hypercalcemia and markedly elevated intact parathyroid hormone (iPTH) level and low vitamin D level. A Sestamibi scan showed a positive signal inferior to the left lobe of the thyroid gland. He had only a partial response to the initial medical and psychiatric management. The enlarged parathyroid gland was… CONTINUE READING
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