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Journal of Osteoporosis
Volume 2012, Article ID 128352, 4 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/128352
Clinical Study

Normocalcemic versus Hypercalcemic Primary Hyperparathyroidism: More Stone than Bone?

Division of Endocrinology and Diabetes, Agamenon Magalhães Hospital, Brazilian Ministry of Health (MS/SUS), University of Pernambuco Medical School, 52021-380 Recife, PE, Brazil

Received 1 November 2011; Revised 2 January 2012; Accepted 14 January 2012

Academic Editor: Carmelo E. Fiore

Copyright © 2012 L. M. Amaral et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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