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Parathyroidectomy for tertiary hyperparathyroidism associated with X-linked dominant hypophosphatemic rickets.

Authors
  • Savio, Robert M
  • Gosnell, Jessica E
  • Posen, Solomon
  • Reeve, Thomas S
  • Delbridge, Leigh W
Type
Published Article
Journal
Archives of Surgery
Publisher
American Medical Association
Publication Date
Feb 01, 2004
Volume
139
Issue
2
Pages
218–222
Identifiers
PMID: 14769584
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Tertiary hyperparathyroidism is a rare but recognized complication of XLHR. Parathyroidectomy effectively treats this complication caused by autonomous parathyroid hyperfunction, but profound postoperative hypocalcemia necessitates careful management.

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