ea0065p96 | Bone and calcium | SFEBES2019
, Hazlehurst Jonathan
, Rahim Asad
Primary hyperparathyroidism is rarely diagnosed in pregnancy; not only because it is uncommon in that age group but also because many of the symptoms overlap with non-specific pregnancy symptoms (nausea, vomiting, fatigue, constipation). Primary hyperparathyroidism with significant hypercalcaemia can potentially cause serious maternal (preeclampsia, nephrolithiasis, pancreatitis and hypercalcaemic crisis) and foetal (miscarriage, stillbirth, neonatal hypocalcaemia leading to t...