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Medications for Hungry Bone Syndrome

Hungry Bone Syndrome it is a rare adverse effect that may occur after parathyroidectomy. It is characterized by severe and prolonged hypocalcaemia, hypophosphatemia and hypomagnesemia. After surgery the reduction in parathyroid hormone causes an influx of calcium into the bone and a resulting fall in serum calcium.

Note: There are currently no drugs listed for "Hungry Bone Syndrome".

See Hypocalcemia

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