Persistent hyperparathyroidism caused by incomplete parathyroid resection and a hyperfunctioning parathyroid autograft.

Abstract

A case of familial primary hyperparathyroidism occurred in which persistent hypercalcemia was caused by hyperplastic parathyroid tissue left in the neck and mediastinum after initial surgery and by a hyperfunctioning parathyroid autograft in the forearm. Successful therapy required parathyroid localization and resection of tissue from the neck, mediastinum… (More)

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