Management and surgical treatment of parathyroid crisis secondary to parathyroid tumors: report of four cases

@inproceedings{Ameerudden2011ManagementAS,
  title={Management and surgical treatment of parathyroid crisis secondary to parathyroid tumors: report of four cases},
  author={Shakil Ameerudden and Xianghui He},
  booktitle={International medical case reports journal},
  year={2011}
}
Parathyroid crisis, also known as a parathyroid storm, is a rare and serious complication of primary hyperparathyroidism. Four cases are reported here in which patients presented to hospital with general complaints due to hypercalcemia secondary to hyperparathyroidism. Blood test results upon admission showed high levels of serum calcium and parathyroid hormone, and medical treatment initiated to lower the calcium level was ineffective. After relevant investigations, each patient underwent… CONTINUE READING
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