Primary hyperparathyroidism in children

D. Rapaport, Y. Ziv, M. Rubin, D. Huminer, M. Dintsman

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We present here a series of seven children with primary hyperparathyroidism caused by parathyroid adenoma. Chief cells were the primary element in six patients and water-clear cells in one patient. A brief review of the literature on primary hyperparathyroidism in children is included. Emphasis is placed on the clinical characteristics of this rare disease in children.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)395-397
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Pediatric Surgery
Issue number5
StatePublished - May 1986


  • Primary hyperparathyroidism
  • parathyroid adenoma


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