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POSTPARATHYROIDECTOMY CALCIUM

What is the best way to manage calcium supplementation (dosage, duration, etc.) in a 15-year-old female who underwent parathyroidectomy for parathyroid adenoma?—Arun Kannan, MD, Cochin, Kerala, India According to Davies et al, up to “70%” of patients may have transient hypoparathyroidism immediately post parathyroidectomy (Clin Endocrinol. 2002;57:145-155). Calcium generally reaches its lowest level at 24-36…
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CALCIUM ON THE SPINAL CORD

What would cause deposits of calcium on the cervical spinal cord? What tests would you run, and what treatment would you suggest? The patient, who has had two surgical procedures to remove the calcium, suffers from multiple joint pain, numbness, pain, and tingling in both legs. Tinel and Phalen’s signs are positive.—R.O. Waiton, DO, Los…
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