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Madoka Toyoda Department of Surgery, Yokohama City University, Yokohama, Japan

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Nobuyasu Suganuma Department of Surgery, Yokohama City University, Yokohama, Japan

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Akari Takahashi Department of Surgery, Yokohama City University, Yokohama, Japan

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Taku Masuda Department of Surgery, Yokohama City University, Yokohama, Japan

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Masami Goda Department of Surgery, Yokohama City University, Yokohama, Japan

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Tatsuya Yoshida Department of Surgery, Yokohama City University, Yokohama, Japan

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Norio Yukawa Department of Surgery, Yokohama City University, Yokohama, Japan

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Shoji Yamanaka Department of Surgical Pathology, Yokohama City University, Yokohama, Japan

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Yasushi Rino Department of Surgery, Yokohama City University, Yokohama, Japan

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Munetaka Masuda Department of Surgery, Yokohama City University, Yokohama, Japan

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Summary

Emergencies due to malignancies usually have a severe clinical course and require urgent treatment. These scenarios are dubbed ‘oncologic emergencies’. Parathyroid tumours often cause hypercalcaemia but not oncologic emergencies. We present a case of parathyroid carcinoma with severe hypercalcaemia and pancreatitis, resolved by surgical resection of the tumour assisted by extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO). A 66-year-old woman presente