Identification of the first germline HRPT2 whole-gene deletion in a patient with primary hyperparathyroidism

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Abstract

Objective Germline mutations in the HRPT2 gene are associated with the hereditary hyperparathyroidism-jaw tumour syndrome (HPT-JT) and a subset of familial isolated hyperparathyroidism (FIHP). Somatic HRPT2 mutations are detected in sporadic parathyroid carcinomas and less frequently in cystic adenomas. The purpose of this study was to investigate the underlying HRPT2 defect in a young patient with symptomatic hyperparathyroidism due to an apparently sporadic parathyroid adenoma with cystic features.
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Pages (from-to)33-38
JournalClinical Endocrinology
Volume76
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2012

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