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CASE REPORT
Year : 2018  |  Volume : 7  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 114-116

Primary hyperparathyroidism presenting as bilateral genu valgum


1 Department of Paediatrics, Kasturba Medical College, Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Mangalore, Karnataka, India
2 Department of Paediatric Surgery, Father Muller Medical College Hospital, Mangalore, Karnataka, India
3 Regional Advanced Paediatric Care Centre, Wenlock District Government Hospital, Mangalore, Karnataka, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Sowmini P Kamath
Department of Paediatrics, Kasturba Medical College, Light House Hill Road, Mangalore - 575 001, Karnataka
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DOI: 10.4103/ijhas.IJHAS_69_1

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We present two children with bilateral knock-knee. Both of them had hypercalcemia, hypophosphatemia, raised alkaline phosphatase and parathormone, normal renal function, and deficient serum vitamin D levels. Sestamibi scintigraphy showed a parathyroid adenoma in both children, which was removed surgically with improvement. Primary hyperparathyroidism should be a differential diagnosis for bilateral genu valgum.


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