Recurrent Acute Pancreatitis: A Diagnostic Clue to Primary Hyperparathyroidism

Document Type: Photo Clinic

Authors

1 Department of ENT, Himalayan Institute of Medical Sciences, SHRU University, Jolly-grant, Doiwala, Dehrdun 248140 (Uttarakhand) India

2 Department of Gastroenterology, Himalayan Institute of Medical Sciences, SHRU University, Jolly-grant, Doiwala, Dehrdun 248140 (Uttarakhand) India

3 Department of Endocrinology, Himalayan Institute of Medical Sciences, SHRU University, Jolly-grant, Doiwala, Dehrdun 248140 (Uttarakhand) India


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