Hungry bone syndrome
Risk factors for developing hungry bone syndrome include volume of parathyroid removed, elevated preoperative blood urea nitrogen (BUN), and/or older age. Signs and symptoms include proximal muscle weakness, fatigue, and .
Calcium levels typically reach a low 2-4 days postoperatively and may remain decreased for up to 3 months.
E83.81 – Hungry bone syndrome
237883001 – Hungry bones syndrome
Differential Diagnosis & Pitfalls