Obstetrics and Gynaecology
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.
Journal of the Pakistan Medical Association
(2011). Primary hyperparathyrodism in pregnancy and review of literature. Journal of the Pakistan Medical Association, 61(4), 401-3.
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