Treatment approach for primary hyperparathyroidism in pregnancy

Azka Latif, Alheli Arce Gastelum, Kinaan Farhan, Sunil Jagadesh, Sangeeta Mutnuri

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Primary hyperparathyroidism is rare in pregnancy, with an incidence of 1%. It is associated with maternal, fetal, and neonatal complications. Herein, we present two patients with gestational primary hyperparathyroidism who failed medical management and underwent successful parathyroidectomy. Based on our experience and review of the literature, gestational hyperparathyroidism appears to be a clear indication for early parathyroidectomy in both symptomatic and asymptomatic patients.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)191-193
Number of pages3
JournalBaylor University Medical Center Proceedings
Issue number1
StatePublished - 2021

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Medicine(all)


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