Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, June 28th, 2005
"Although primary hyperparathyroidism and malignant diseases account for approximately 90% of the causes of hypercalcemia, they could occur in association with granulomatous diseases such as tuberculosis or sarcoidosis, especially in developing countries.
"Hepatic tuberculosis is difficult to diagnosis without suspicion in cases with normal findings on chest radiographs," wrote scientists in the American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene.
"We report a 70-year-old woman who presented with hypercalcemia due to hepatic...
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