Neonatal primary hyperparathyroidism--a case report and review of the literature.

@article{Blair1991NeonatalPH,
  title={Neonatal primary hyperparathyroidism--a case report and review of the literature.},
  author={Janice Blair and Robert Carachi},
  journal={European journal of pediatric surgery : official journal of Austrian Association of Pediatric Surgery ... [et al] = Zeitschrift fur Kinderchirurgie},
  year={1991},
  volume={1 2},
  pages={
          110-4
        }
}
Primary Hyperparathyroidism in the neonate is exceptionally rare and is almost invariably fatal unless a prompt diagnosis is made and urgent surgical intervention instituted. The first case was reported in 1947 by Prat et al (30) and since then 35 cases have been published. The true number is probably greater due to the diagnosis being missed both clinically and at autopsy and it has been suggested as a possible contributor to a small number of cases of the Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (17… CONTINUE READING
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