Idiopathic Hypoparathyroidism and Hyperthyroidism

Acta Med Scand. 1977;202(4):261-4. doi: 10.1111/j.0954-6820.1977.tb16824.x.


A case of idiopathic hypoparathyroidism is reported. The patient had presented symptoms for 16 years and various treatments and diagnoses had been tried before the correct conclusion was reached. Adequate treatment resulted in normalization of most of the symptoms. The patient also had hyperthyroidism, an exceptional combination. A possible relationship between the two diseases is discussed.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Diagnosis, Differential
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Hyperthyroidism / complications*
  • Hyperthyroidism / diagnosis
  • Hyperthyroidism / therapy
  • Hypoparathyroidism / complications*
  • Hypoparathyroidism / diagnosis
  • Hypoparathyroidism / therapy
  • Middle Aged
  • Time Factors