Nephrolithiasis and bone involvement in primary hyperparathyroidism.

  title={Nephrolithiasis and bone involvement in primary hyperparathyroidism.},
  author={Shonni J. Silverberg and Elisabeth Ann Shane and Thomas P. Jacobs and Ethel S. Siris and F Gartenberg and Donald Seldin and Thomas L. Clemens and John P. Bilezikian},
  journal={The American journal of medicine},
  volume={89 3},
PURPOSE The purpose of this study was to compare patients with primary hyperparathyroidism with and without nephrolithiasis with regard to (1) biochemical profile, and (2) presence and extent of bone involvement. PATIENTS AND METHODS Of 70 unselected patients enrolled in a longitudinal study on the natural history of primary hyperparathyroidism, 62 who underwent complete bone densitometry evaluation were considered. The patients had mild hypercalcemia (2.77 +/- 0.02 mmol/L), as well as… CONTINUE READING


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