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indications for parathyroidectomy if patient has primary hyperparathyroidism

age less than 50
symptomatic
complications (osteoporosis, CKD, kidney stones)
calcium level at least 1 mg above normal
urinary calcium excretion over 400 mg a day

2

elevated urine sodium, greater than 20... differential

diuretics
cerebral salt wasting
adrenal insufficiency

3

causes of renal potassium wasting

diuretics
hyperaldosteronism
RTA

4

sxs of cerebral salt wasting

hyponatremia
hypovolemia
increased urine sodium, greater than 20