Mithramycin Treatment of Hypercalcaemia and Renal Failure in a Patient with Paratesticular Embryonic Sarcoma


A 17-year-old patient with a small paratesticular embryonic sarcoma presented with symptoms of renal failure, polyuria and widespread bone metastases. Investigation revealed hypercalcaemia and uraemia without any evidence of hyperparathyroidism. The hypercalcaemia responded over a period of weeks to administration of mithramycin with initial improvement in… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/bjc.1971.39


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