DONALD H. ATLAS, M.D., Ph.D., F.A.C.P.; PETER GABERMAN, M.D.; HERMAN L. EISENBERG, M.D.
The syndrome of alkalosis and renal insufficiency resulting from the vomiting of chlorides and the prolonged ingestion of milk and soluble alkalies in intractable peptic ulcer patients has appeared sporadically in the literature1, 2, 3 since first described by Hardt and Rivers.4 In some of these patients only a transient, reversible renal insufficiency developed, but in others generalized calcinosis with metastatic calcification of kidneys and other vital organs was noted, and a fatal uremia was not infrequent. Burnett5 and his associates reported six cases of a new syndrome characterized by hypercalcemia without hypercalciuria or hypophosphatemia, with calcinosis, ocular lesions and
ATLAS DH, GABERMAN P, EISENBERG HL. SYNDROME OF MASKED HYPERPARATHYROIDISM1. Ann Intern Med. 1956;44:1195–1210. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-44-6-1195
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1956;44(6):1195-1210.
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