Abstract:Primary hyperparathyroidism often presents as an asymptomatic disorder. In our institution, routine serum calcium measurements have now been used as part of medical examination for 23 years. Out of 124 patients consecutively seen at our institution, 47% presented with no symptoms related to the disease, while 25% presented with severe skeletal involvement and osteitis fibrosa cystica, 25% with renal stone disease without overt bone involvement, and 2% with the typical neuropsychiatric syndrome. This same patte… Show more
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