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Malignant osteopetrosis: hypercalcaemia after bone marrow transplantation.
  1. P S Rawlinson,
  2. R H Green,
  3. A M Coggins,
  4. I T Boyle,
  5. B E Gibson
  1. Department of Haematology, Royal Infirmary, Glasgow.


    A 3 year old girl presented with malignant osteopetrosis, which was treated by allogeneic bone marrow transplantation. Successful engraftment was complicated by prolonged hypercalcaemia, which was controlled by a combination of a bisphosphonate, phosphate infusions, vigorous resalination, and salmon calcitonin. She was alive and well 16 months after the transplant.

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