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ea0048cp21 | Poster Presentations | SFEEU2017

A challenging case of hypercalcaemia due to primary hyperparathyroidism in an elderly patient successfully treated with non-elective surgical inpatient management

Hope David CD , Ostberg Julia E , Polazzo Fausto

An 86-year old man was admitted to hospital with gradual decline in mobility and leg weakness. Co-morbidities included atrial fibrillation, hypertension and osteoarthritis. The adjusted serum calcium on admission was 3.42 mmol/l; bone profile showed phosphate 0.56 mmol/l, alkaline phosphatase 140 U/l, albumin 34 g/l, parathyroid hormone 21.4 pmol/l. He was vitamin-D replete (68 nmol/l) with normal renal function. The hypercalcaemia was not thought to be due to any medications....