Case Report
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World J Clin Cases. Oct 6, 2019; 7(19): 3132-3137
Published online Oct 6, 2019. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v7.i19.3132
Primary hyperparathyroidism in a woman with multiple tumors: A case report
Can-Can Hui, Xue Zhang, Jian-Ran Sun, Da-Tong Deng
Can-Can Hui, Xue Zhang, Da-Tong Deng, Department of Endocrinology, The First Affiliated Hospital of Anhui Medical University, Hefei 230022, Anhui Province, China
Jian-Ran Sun, Department of Endocrinology, The First Affiliated Hospital of USTC Anhui Provincial Hospital, Hefei 230001, Anhui Province, China
Author contributions: Deng DT designed the report; Hui CC and Zhang X collected the data; Hui CC, Zhang X, and Sun JR wrote the paper; All authors read and approved the final manuscript.
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Corresponding author: Da-Tong Deng, PhD, Associate Professor, Chief Physician, Department of Endocrinology, The First Affiliated Hospital of Anhui Medical University, 218 Jixi Road, Hefei 230022, Anhui Province, China.
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Received: March 25, 2019
Peer-review started: March 26, 2019
First decision: May 31, 2019
Revised: June 25, 2019
Accepted: July 3, 2019
Article in press: July 3, 2019
Published online: October 6, 2019
Core Tip

Core tip: Simultaneous occurrence of multiple tumors is rare. This article reports a patient who was admitted to hospital with hypercalcemia and finally diagnosed with a parathyroid adenoma via surgical pathology. The patient also had uterine fibroids, benign mammary gland tumor, and meningioma. After diagnosis, these tumors were all removed.