Medical and surgical management of hyperparathyroidism.

  title={Medical and surgical management of hyperparathyroidism.},
  author={Ann E. Kearns and G Thompson},
  journal={Mayo Clinic proceedings},
  volume={77 1},
Hypercalcemia is frequently encountered in healthy outpatients. Reliable measurements of the mediators of hypercalcemia have improved diagnostic certainty about the etiology in most patients. Hyperparathyroidism is overwhelmingly the most common cause. Medical evaluation of the patient with hyperparathyroidism requires an understanding of the complications of the disorder and the associated syndromes. At present decreased bone mineral density and nephrolithiasis are the major sequelae of… CONTINUE READING
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