hungry bone syndrome

January 2009
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009);2009, Issue 21, p1099
Reference Entry
An encyclopedia entry for the medical term "hungry bone syndrome," which refers to hypocalcemia in hyperparathyroid patients who underwent parathyroidectomy, is presented.


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