Hyperparathyroidism in multiple endocrine neoplasia syndrome.

@article{Kraimps1992HyperparathyroidismIM,
  title={Hyperparathyroidism in multiple endocrine neoplasia syndrome.},
  author={Jean Louis Kraimps and Q. Y. Duh and Michael J. Demeure and Orlo Herrick Clark},
  journal={Surgery},
  year={1992},
  volume={112 6},
  pages={1080-6; discussion 1086-8}
}
BACKGROUND We analyzed clinical findings and results of parathyroidectomy in 42 patients treated from 1936 to 1988 at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) for primary hyperparathyroidism and multiple endocrine neoplasia (MEN) syndrome to document results of parathyroidectomy and reasons for failed parathyroid operations. METHODS Of the 42 patients (38 had MEN 1 syndrome; 4 had MEN 2A syndrome), 40 patients were treated surgically: 29 had initial parathyroidectomy at UCSF; 11… CONTINUE READING

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