Nabulindo S
SurgeryHyperparathyroidismPalpitationsParathyroidectomyPrimary hyperparathyroidismHypercalcaemiaParathyroid adenomaEnd stage renal diseaseMedicineCalcium metabolism
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Hyperparathyroidism is an endocrinopathy affecting calcium metabolism. The leading cause of hypercalcaemia is primary hyperparathyroidism most often caused by a parathyroid adenoma. Symptomatic hyperclacemia secondary to parathyroid adenoma is usually managed by surgical excision of the adenoma1,2. We present a 54 year old female patient who presented with palpitations, general body malaise, nausea and headache on her index admission and managed for severe hypertension. She had been treated for ...
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