Intern. Med. volume 35, issue 8, P646-649 1996 DOI: 10.2169/internalmedicine.35.646 View full text
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Koshi NATSUI, Kiyoshi TANAKA, Michio SUDA, Akihiro YASODA, Shin YONEMITSU, Kazuwa NAKAO

Abstract: A 59-year-old man visited Kyoto University Hospital because of general malaise, polyuria, and polydipsia. The diagnosis of primary hyperparathyroidism was made based on hypercalcemia and an elevated circulating PTHlevel. A nodule was palpable in the left anterior neck. Twoweeks later, the serum calcium level was normalized and his symptomssubsided. A temporary expansion, followed by reduction of the tumor size was observed by serial ultrasonography. Histology of the resected tumor showed central necrotic tiss…

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