Cognitive decline due to ectopic primary hyperparathyroidism

Yoshito Nishimura, Akira Yamamoto, Masahiro Takahara, Fumio Otsuka

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When you see a patient with cognitive dysfunction, hypercalcemia due to hyperparathyroidism is an important differential diagnosis. It is important to consider including chest computed tomography and 131I-MIBI SPECT examinations in patients with possible hyperparathyroidism and normal thyroid ultrasound.

Original languageEnglish
JournalClinical Case Reports
Publication statusAccepted/In press - Jan 1 2018



  • I-MIBI
  • ectopic parathyroid adenoma
  • hypercalcemia
  • hyperparathyroidism

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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