On the difficulties in the diagnosis of hyperparathyroid crisis

A. V. Tolkachev, N. V. Kolyaskina, T. A. Zykova
1995 Problemy Endokrinologii  
Hyperparathyroid (hypercalcemic) crisis develops with adenomas of the parathyroid glands or their hyperplasia, malignant non-endocrine tumors that secrete parathyroid hormone. The calcium level at which a crisis develops can be different. The clinical picture of the crisis is due to calcium intoxication and other symptoms and electrolyte disorders associated with it. It is very variable and therefore there are diagnostic difficulties. A differential diagnosis in this situation has to be carried
more » ... n has to be carried out with comas of a different etiology, which have similar symptoms, with diseases of the cardiovascular system, respiratory system, gastrointestinal tract, kidney pathology and conditions caused by diseases of the neuropsychic sphere.
doi:10.14341/probl11473 fatcat:z7e7a5utufeqjj5ss3sxwlp7ti