Precise pathology picks up hyperparathyroidism

Thi is the most common cause of hypercalcaemia and can be life-threatening
ambulance oxygen emergency
Primary hyperparathyroidism may occur in one in 2000 patients and is often discovered incidentally.

Harry is a 57-year-old man who has moved back to Australia after working in the UK for nine months.

He attends for a general health check. He has run out of his antihypertensive tablets (olmesartan 40mg/day) and his blood pressure at home has been around 163/101.