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Recurrent pancreatitis in a patient with familial hypocalciuric hypercalcaemia treated successfully with cinacalcet.

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UNLABELLED: A 22-year-old female student presented with a history of recurrent pancreatitis. The commonest causes of pancreatitis, including drugs, gallstones, corticosteroids, excess alcohol and hypertriglyceridaemia, were excluded. She was found to have an elevated serum calcium level that was considered to be the cause of her pancreatitis, with a detectable serum parathyroid hormone (PTH). An initial diagnosis of primary hyperparathyroidism was made. However, two neck explorations failed t...

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Publisher copy:
10.1530/edm-14-0050

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, RDM, OCDEM
Journal:
Endocrinology, diabetes and metabolism case reports
Volume:
2014
Pages:
140050
Publication date:
2014
DOI:
EISSN:
2052-0573
URN:
uuid:828d1b68-1bf4-4bf8-af6f-288c6f7303c5
Source identifiers:
477602
Local pid:
pubs:477602
Language:
English

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