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Austrian pathologist Jacob Erdheim (1874-1937)

By 1914 Erdheim, working in Vienna, suggested that parathyroid pathology may cause skeletal abnormalities. Photograph reproduced with permission from Erdheim’s great niece, Claudia Erdheim. The image is the private property of Claudia Erdheim.

Associated Disorders

  • Acute and chronic renal failure
  • Endocrine disorders
  • Familial hypocalciuric hypercalcemia
  • Granulomatous disorders
  • Infantile hypercalcemia (Williams syndrome)
  • Malignancy
  • Milk-alkali syndrome
  • Primary hyperparathyroidism