GUNTER LAUBINGER, M.D.; J. MARTIN MILLER, M.D.; RICHMOND W. SMITH JR., M.D.
Primary hyperparathyroidism has held the curiosity of many physicians and clinical investigators since Mandl in 1925 performed the first operation for this condition. Our interest was recently attracted by a patient with recurrent hyperparathyroidism, a problem Mandl1 had actually encountered in his original patient. Although several other cases have been mentioned in the many reports of patients with hyperparathyroidism, only a few authors have been primarily concerned with its clinical significance. Hellstrom2 discussed recurrence in his recent report of 92 patients with hyperparathyroidism. In 20 of these, the first operation was unsuccessful. Janelli,3 on the other hand, did not mention
LAUBINGER G, MILLER JM, SMITH RW. RECURRENT HYPERPARATHYROIDISM1. Ann Intern Med. ;52:1113–1118. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-52-5-1113
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1960;52(5):1113-1118.
Endocrine and Metabolism, Parathyroid Disorders.
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