JOHN D. BAXTER, M.D.; PHILIP K. BONDY, M.D., F.A.C.P.
Hypercalcemia has been reported as an uncommon or rare occurrence with thyrotoxicosis (1-18), and except for reports by Rose and Boles (15), three cases; Bortz, Eisenberg, Bowers, and Pont (2), nine cases; and Koenig, Scholz, and Salassa (8), five cases; most investigators have emphasized that the serum calcium concentration in hyperthyroid patients is abnormal only in exceptional cases (10, 19-24). We have reviewed the serum calcium concentrations in thyrotoxicosis and have found that a mild, but significant degree of hypercalcemia was commonly present. These data are presented, together with clinical features of 19 patients who had hypercalcemia while hyperthyroid.
BAXTER JD, BONDY PK. Hyperscalcemia of Thyrotoxicosis. Ann Intern Med. ;65:429–442. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-65-3-429
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1966;65(3):429-442.
Endocrine and Metabolism, Thyroid Disorders.
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