JOHN H. YOUNG, M.D.; KENDALL EMERSON JR., M.D.
Acute parathyroid intoxication in man has been reported but 10 times1, 2, 3 4, 5, 6 and, except in one instance in which the intoxication was caused by the injection of parathormone,2 has always terminated fatally. The case to be reported appears to be the first in which carcinoma of the parathyroid gland was associated with acute parathyroid poisoning. This case is of particular interest in that the patient survived one episode of acute intoxication which was terminated by surgical removal of the gland, only to succumb to a recurrence of the same condition six years later. The purpose of
YOUNG JH, EMERSON K. PARATHYROID CARCINOMA ASSOCIATED WITH ACUTE PARATHYROID INTOXICATION1. Ann Intern Med. ;30:823–837. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-30-4-823
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1949;30(4):823-837.
Emergency Medicine, Endocrine and Metabolism, Parathyroid Disorders.
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