CHARLES P. VOLTZ, M.D.; KATHARINE SMULL, M.D.
Hyperparathyroidism due to adenoma is usually followed by recalcification after removal of the tumor. The present report cites a case which was unusual in its failure to deposit calcium in the bones during a five year period after removal of the tumor, despite lack of evidence of a recurrence of hyperparathyroidism. The preoperative and immediate postoperative course of this patient was reported by Gutman and Parsons,1 and it will only briefly be outlined here.
The patient, M. B., was a 54 year old Syrian spinster who was admitted to the Presbyterian Hospital in June 1937 with a 13
VOLTZ CP, SMULL K. HYPERPARATHYROIDISM, WITH FAILURE TO RECALCIFY AFTER REMOVAL OF PARATHYROID ADENOMA (A CASE REPORT)1. Ann Intern Med. 1944;21:329–332. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-21-2-329
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1944;21(2):329-332.
Endocrine and Metabolism, Parathyroid Disorders.
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