Parathyroid adenoma in a child presenting as rickets.

@article{Wood1958ParathyroidAI,
  title={Parathyroid adenoma in a child presenting as rickets.},
  author={Billy H. Wood and William H. George and A W Robinson},
  journal={Archives of disease in childhood},
  year={1958},
  volume={33 167},
  pages={46-8}
}
Primary hyperparathyroidism in childhood is rare. Anspach and Clifton found only 12 cases up to 1939 and since then a few cases in children have been reported by Pugh (1946), Tsumori, Jensen, Hunnicutt, Foreman and Kinsell (1955), Crawford, Stefanelli and Alvarez (1956); these have in general, shown the changes typical of the adult. The case described here… CONTINUE READING