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Role of a “Skeletal Survey” in Primary Hyperparathyroidism: Its Importance and a Format-based Checklist for Clinicians

Amrin Israrahmed, Mayilvaganan Sabaretnam, Raghunandan Prasad

Keywords : “Parathyroid glands”, Hyperparathyroidism, Radiograph, Radiology

Citation Information : Israrahmed A, Sabaretnam M, Prasad R. Role of a “Skeletal Survey” in Primary Hyperparathyroidism: Its Importance and a Format-based Checklist for Clinicians. World J Endoc Surg 2020; 12 (3):142-147.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10002-1303

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 02-08-2021

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2020; The Author(s).


Primary hyperparathyroidism (PHPT) is the most common cause of hypercalcemia and its presentation has appeared to have changed from classical disease presentation of bones, stones, moans, and groans to asymptomatic mild mood swings. However, in the developing world, still there are fair proportions of patients who present with classical presentation and they present with advanced target diseases. One such manifestation is a bone disease. Skeletal surgery was employed and is still being employed for surgery of the bone and joints and we discuss the role of the skeletal survey in PHPT.

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