Milk-Alkali Syndrome: A Historical Review and Description of the Modern Version of the Syndrome

@article{Beall2006MilkAlkaliSA,
  title={Milk-Alkali Syndrome: A Historical Review and Description of the Modern Version of the Syndrome},
  author={Douglas P. Beall and Heidi B Henslee and Heather R Webb and Robert Hal Scofield},
  journal={The American Journal of the Medical Sciences},
  year={2006},
  volume={331},
  pages={233-242}
}
Formerly recognized primarily for its historic interest as a disorder found in those taking milk and bicarbonate for peptide ulcer disease, milk-alkali syndrome (MAS) is experiencing a resurgence in its incidence largely due to the increased usage of calcium carbonate. The modern version of MAS affects a different patient population and has a different etiologic basis than was characterized in the original descriptions of the syndrome. Advances in parathyroid hormone measurement have allowed… 
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