Hyperparathyroid crisis: clinical and pathologic studies of 14 patients.

@article{Wang1979HyperparathyroidCC,
  title={Hyperparathyroid crisis: clinical and pathologic studies of 14 patients.},
  author={C L Albert Wang and Steven W. Guyton},
  journal={Annals of surgery},
  year={1979},
  volume={190 6},
  pages={
          782-90
        }
}
A study is presented of 14 patients with hyperparathyroid crisis treated at the Massachusetts General Hospital between 1964 and 1978. These patients showed diverse clinical manifestations that were indistinguishable from those in patients with pseudohyperparathyroidism. Their symptoms varied from progressive fatigue, malaise, and weakness to those related to the gastrointestinal and urinary tracts. The one biochemical alteration commonly found among these patients was the rapid increase in the… CONTINUE READING
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