Lot’s Wife Syndrome

(redirected from Lot Syndrome)
A rare condition characterised by exuberant ‘metastatic’ calcification—mineralization of soft tissues—due to
(1) Chronic hypodipsic hypernatremia—a condition with normal blood volume and renal function or
(2) Hyperparathyroidism and/or hypervitaminosis D with major bone resorption
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This tendency has been dubbed the"parking lot syndrome," because so many patients complete weeks' worth of diaries just before entering the principal investigator's office for a study visit.
Data presented demonstrated that patients falsify 79 to 89 percent of entries into paper-and-pencil diaries through what is termed "recall bias" and "the Parking Lot syndrome," referring to the tendency of patients to forget to make diary entries until they are parked in front of the clinical site conducting the drug trial.