Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0038p111 | Clinical practice/governance and case reports | SFEBES2015

Hungry bones: a case of severe complications post parathyroidectomy

DeBray Anne , Smyth Camille , Makam Tejaswi , Puttanna Amar , Raskauskiene Diana

An 18-year-old female presented to acute services with polydipsia and lower back pain. Routine blood tests revealed hypercalcaemia 3.67 mmol/l with significantly raised parathyroid hormone levels 2986 ng/l (10–65), alkaline phosphatase (ALP) 3330 IU/l (30–130), and low vitamin D 10.3 nmol/l (50–220). A CT scan revealed a 3.5 cm parathyroid adenoma and very osteopenic bones with multiple lucencies in keeping with primary hyperparathyoidism. The parathyroid subtra...