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CASE REPORT
Year : 2020  |  Volume : 3  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 181-184

Hyperparathyroidism: A rare cause of worsening of parkinsonism


1 Department of Neurology, Jaslok Hospital and Research Centre, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
2 Department of Endocrinology, Jaslok Hospital and Research Centre, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
3 Department of Surgical Oncology, Jaslok Hospital and Research Centre, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Pettarusp M Wadia
Department of Neurology, Jaslok Hospital and Research Centre, Dr. Gopalrao Deshmukh Marg, Mumbai, Maharashtra.
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/AOMD.AOMD_28_20

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Parkinsonism secondary to hypoparathyroidism is well described. The association of hyperparathyroidism with parkinsonism is rare. We describe here a case of progressive supranuclear palsy (PSP) associated with hyperparathyroidism secondary to a parathyroid adenoma who improved significantly with surgical excision of the parathyroid adenoma.


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