Autoparathyroidectomy: a case report

Br J Surg. 1979 Aug;66(8):552-3. doi: 10.1002/bjs.1800660810.

Abstract

This report describes a patient with primary hyperparathyroidism who became spontaneously normocalcaemic preoperatively. This was due to infarction in a parathyroid adenoma. Plasma parathormone (PTH) levels were monitored pre- and postoperatively.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Adenoma / blood
  • Adenoma / complications*
  • Humans
  • Hyperparathyroidism / blood
  • Hyperparathyroidism / complications*
  • Infarction / blood
  • Infarction / complications*
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Parathyroid Glands / blood supply*
  • Parathyroid Hormone / blood
  • Parathyroid Neoplasms / blood
  • Parathyroid Neoplasms / complications*
  • Remission, Spontaneous

Substances

  • Parathyroid Hormone