PTHrP-associated hypercalcemia of pregnancy resolved after delivery: A case report

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Abstract

A 35-year-old oriental woman, who was 32 weeks pregnant, was hospitalized with suspected preeclampsia. Subsequently, she developed stupor and lethargia. Biochemical assessment showed severe hypercalcemia (21 mg/dl) with undetectable parathyroid hormone (PTH) and markedly elevated PTH-related peptide (PTHrP) levels (26 pmol/l, normal values

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)753-756
Number of pages4
JournalEuropean Journal of Endocrinology
Volume166
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Apr 2012

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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Endocrinology
  • Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism

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