Document Type

Article

Department

Obstetrics and Gynaecology

Abstract

hyperparathyroidism (PHPT) is rare condition during pregnancy; however, it can carry significant risks to both mother and foetus during and after the pregnancy. The definitive treatment is parathyroidectomy undertaken preferably in the second or early third trimester. A case of asymptomatic PHPT diagnosed and treated by parathyroidectomy in the third trimester is described.

Publication

Journal of the Pakistan Medical Association

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