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The use of cinacalcet in pregnancy to treat a complex case of parathyroid carcinoma.

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UNLABELLED: We present the case of a patient with metastatic parathyroid carcinoma whose hypercalcaemia was medically managed through two pregnancies. The diagnosis was made when the patient presented with chronic knee pain and radiological findings consistent with a brown tumour, at the age of 30. Her corrected calcium and parathyroid hormone (PTH) levels were significantly elevated. Following localisation studies, a right parathyroidectomy was performed with histology revealing parathyroid ...

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10.1530/edm-14-0056

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Journal:
Endocrinology, diabetes and metabolism case reports
Volume:
2014
Pages:
140056
Publication date:
2014-01-01
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EISSN:
2052-0573
URN:
uuid:4c52714b-8a32-486c-9ebc-7ad0fb2d8a84
Source identifiers:
487291
Local pid:
pubs:487291
Language:
English

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