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Prolonged remission of hypercalcaemia due to parathyroid carcinoma with pamidronate.
  1. P. G. Newrick,
  2. G. D. Braatvedt,
  3. A. J. Webb,
  4. E. Sheffield,
  5. R. J. Corrall
  1. Department of Medicine, Bristol Royal Infirmary, UK.


    Parathyroid carcinoma is rare and the associated hypercalcaemia is often resistant to all treatment. A case is described in which prolonged control of hypercalcaemia has been achieved by infrequent infusions of pamidronate despite continuing hypersecretion of parathyroid hormone.

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