Pediatric Hyperparathyroidism Guidelines

Updated: Apr 17, 2017
  • Author: Edna E Mancilla, MD; Chief Editor: Sasigarn A Bowden, MD  more...
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Guidelines Summary

There are no guidelines for the management of primary hyperparathyroidism in children. Adult guidelines recommend surgery for symptomatic patients and asymptomatic patients whose serum calcium is greater than1 mg/dL above the upper normal limit, have low BMD, vertebral fracture, creatinine clearance 400 mg/day and increased stone risk, nephrolithiasis or nephrocalcinosis or age<50years<ref>28</ref>.