Ischemic Stroke as the Presenting Symptom of Primary Hyperparathyroidism Due to Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Type 1

Naim Mitre, Kenneth Mack, Dusica Babovic-Vuksanovic, Geoffrey Thompson, Seema Kumar

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Abstract

We report a 14-year-old boy whose initial presentation of primary hyperparathyroidism was ischemic stroke in the absence of hypertension. We propose measurement of serum calcium and parathyroid hormone in all children with stroke symptoms or unexplained cranial infarcts.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)582-585
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Pediatrics
Volume153
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 1 2008

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health

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