Gastric Outlet Obstruction following Recurrent Pancreatitis Uncovers A Giant Parathyroid Adenoma A Case Report

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Brijesh Kumar Singh
Toshib GA
Yashwant Singh Rathore
Shipra Agarwal
Sunil Chumber
Nishikant Damle


A 35-year-old female presented with abdominal pain, fever, projectile vomiting, and a diffuse tender epigastric mass. She was diagnosed to have acute persistent pancreatitis with a pancreatic pseudocyst. Elevated serum calcium levels provided an etiologic link between hypercalcemia and pancreatitis. On examination, a nodule was found in the left side of her neck which was later diagnosed as a giant left inferior parathyroid adenoma. This report highlights the critical analysis of history, examination, and investigations to reach an ultimate diagnosis. Pseudocyst drainage and parathyroidectomy resolved her symptoms. 


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Singh, B., GA, T., Rathore, Y., Agarwal, S., Chumber, S., & Damle , N. . (2022). Gastric Outlet Obstruction following Recurrent Pancreatitis Uncovers A Giant Parathyroid Adenoma: A Case Report. Journal of the ASEAN Federation of Endocrine Societies, 37(1), 91–96.
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Brijesh Kumar Singh, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India

Senior resident, Department of Surgical Disciplines

Toshib GA, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India

Junior resident, Department of Surgical Disciplines

Yashwant Singh Rathore, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India

Associate Professor, Department of Surgical Disciplines

Shipra Agarwal, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India

Associate Professor, Department of Pathology

Sunil Chumber, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India

Professor and Head, Department of Surgical Disciplines

Nishikant Damle , All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India

Associate Professor, Department of Nuclear Medicine


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