CHARLES E. JACKSON, M.D., F.A.C.P.
The purpose of this paper is to report six and possibly seven cases of hyperparathyroidism in two generations of one family, associated with recurrent pancreatitis in at least two instances. The hyperparathyroidism was proved in two brothers, a maternal uncle and aunt by excision of parathyroid adenomas, and was established in their mother and another uncle by repeated chemical abnormalities. Reports of hereditary pancreatitis by Gross and Comfort1, 2 and Comfort and Steinberg8 stimulated an investigation of the family of two brothers who had had repeated attacks of pancreatitis. A serum calcium obtained on the mother after an episode of
JACKSON CE. HEREDITARY HYPERPARATHYROIDISM ASSOCIATED WITH RECURRENT PANCREATITIS12. Ann Intern Med. 1958;49:829–836. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-49-4-829
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1958;49(4):829-836.
Endocrine and Metabolism, Gastroenterology/Hepatology, Pancreatic Disease, Parathyroid Disorders.
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