Inappropriate Supplementation of Vitamin D and Calcium Resulting in Hypercalcemic Crisis and Acute Pancreatitis in a Patient with Primary Hyperparathyroidism

Wei Cui, MD, PhD, Juan Rivera, MD, FACE, Bing-yin Shi, MD


Objectives: To report a case of inappropriate supplementation of vitamin D and calcium inducing hypercalcemic crisis and acute pancreatitis in a 30-year-old man with primary hyperparathyroidism. These life-threatening complications of hyperparathyroidism and the co-occurrence of thyroid nodular disease are discussed.


Methods: Detail clinical description, laboratory, pathology and medical imaging findings are presented.

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