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June 1981

Polycythemia Vera and Primary Hyperparathyroidism

Author Affiliations

From the Hôpital de la Pitié, Paris.

Arch Intern Med. 1981;141(7):951-953. doi:10.1001/archinte.1981.00340070131030

• A patient with the clinical manifestations of polycythemia and hypercalcemia underwent an extensive examination for occult neoplasm. No malignancy was found; however, a parathyroid adenoma was excised. After its removal, the hypercalcemia and polycythemia disappeared during a two-year follow-up period.

(Arch Intern Med 1981;141:951-953)