Longitudinal studies of mild primary hyperparathyroidism.

@article{Ljunghall1991LongitudinalSO,
  title={Longitudinal studies of mild primary hyperparathyroidism.},
  author={Sverker Ljunghall and S{\"o}ren Jakobsson and Charlotte Joborn and Mats Palm{\'e}r and Jonas Rastad and G{\"o}ran {\AA}kerstr{\"o}m},
  journal={Journal of bone and mineral research : the official journal of the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research},
  year={1991},
  volume={6 Suppl 2},
  pages={S111-6; discussion S121-4}
}
In 1969, a health survey was offered to all inhabitants of a town district in Sweden. A clinical examination was carried out, and among other variables, a measurement was made of serum calcium. The same procedure was repeated in 1971. From these two investigations a cohort of 176 individuals (1.1%) with sustained hypercalcemia was identified who could be followed during the subsequent 15 years. Comparisons were made with an age- and sex-matched control group from the same health survey… CONTINUE READING

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In consecutively referred patients with primary hyperparathyroidism , psychiatric disturbances of mainly a depressive character were found upon detailed analysis within a majority of the patients , and parathyroid surgery resulted in a clear improvement in mental health .
In consecutively referred patients with primary hyperparathyroidism , psychiatric disturbances of mainly a depressive character were found upon detailed analysis within a majority of the patients , and parathyroid surgery resulted in a clear improvement in mental health .
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