Bilateral Genu Valgum in an Adolescent with Primary Hyperparathyroidism

A Case Report and Review of Literature




primary hyperparathyroidism, adolescent, genu valgum, parathyroid neoplasms


Primary hyperparathyroidism in children and adolescents is rare and often symptomatic at presentation. A 15-year-old boy presented with bilateral genu valgum for two years. Biochemical results were consistent with primary hyperparathyroidism. Calcium levels normalized two months after removal of a left inferior parathyroid adenoma.


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Author Biographies

Siow Ping Lee, Hospital Sultanah Aminah, Johor

Department of Medicine

Shu Teng Chai, Hospital Sultanah Aminah, Johor

Department of Medicine

Norhaliza Mohd Ali , Hospital Sultanah Aminah, Johor

Department of Medicine


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How to Cite

Lee, S. P., Chai, S. T. ., Loh, L. T. ., & Mohd Ali , N. (2020). Bilateral Genu Valgum in an Adolescent with Primary Hyperparathyroidism: A Case Report and Review of Literature. Journal of the ASEAN Federation of Endocrine Societies, 35(2), 220–223.



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