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Help iSOLATED HYPER-PTH --> Stomach Ulcer !

Stomach ulcers can occur with ISOLATED hyperparathyroidism. Can anyone explain this phenomenon ?
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Parathyroid hormon increases calcium in blood which stimulates gastrin. . . .increase acid secretion

calcium also leads to. .. .
1. Activates pancreatic enzymes causing acute pancreatitis
2. depolarise vascular smooth muscle cells, increases TPR and causes diastolic hypertension
3. constipation (use in antacid preparations)
4. Nephrocalcinosis - polyuria
5. Calcium stones
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