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Fatal hyperparathyroid crisis.
  1. C. A. Keeling,
  2. M. J. Abrahamson,
  3. D. G. Harloe
  1. Department of Medicine, Groote Schuur Hospital, Cape Town, South Africa.


    A case of hyperparathyroid crisis presenting with a serum calcium level of 7.6 mmol/l is presented. The rarity and importance of recognizing the condition early is emphasized.

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