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Parathyroid gland

Hyperparathyroidism

Primary neonatal hyperparathyroidism


Reviewer: Monika Roychowdhury, M.D. (see Reviewers page)
Revised: 16 February 2013, last major update January 2013
Copyright: (c) 2003-2013, PathologyOutlines.com, Inc.

General
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● Rare, < 10 cases reported
● Poor prognosis (Am J Clin Pathol 1975;64:488)
● Bones show disturbed osteogenesis, resorption, widespread fibrosis of marrow cavities, no cysts; pathologic fractures common

Laboratory
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● Aminoaciduria, anemia, no hypercalciuria, no hyperphosphaturia

Case reports
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● Infant with severe hypercalcemia (Saudi Med J 2012;33:1340)

Micro description
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● Diffuse hyperplasia of parathyroid glands

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