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A Case of Primary Hyperparathyroidism in Infancy

Journal of the Korean Pediatric Society 1992;35(7):1008-1013.
Published online July 15, 1992.
A Case of Primary Hyperparathyroidism in Infancy
Mi Jung Park, Ho Seong Kim, Duk Hi Kim
Department of Pediatrics, Yonsei University, College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
원발성 부갑상선기능항진증 1례
박미정, 김호성, 김덕희
연세대학교 의과대학 소아과학교실
Abstract
Primary hyperparathyroidism is very rare and often fatal disease in childhood. We experienced a case in which a 4 months old male patient complaning of lethargy, hypotonia, respiratory difficulty showed typical laboratory and radiological findings compatible to primary hyperparathyroidism. He was successfully treated with total parathyroidectoimy with partial parathyroid autotrans-plantation. Thus the case of primary hyperparathyroidism in infancy is presented with a brief review of literatures.
Key Words: Primary hyperparathyroidism, Partial parathyroid autotransplantation


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