secondary hyperparathyroidism

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sec·on·dar·y hy·per·par·a·thy·roid·ism

hyperparathyroidism that arises as a result of disordered metabolism producing hypocalcemia, as in chronic uremia due to renal disease, malabsorption, rickets, or osteomalacia; associated with hyperplasia of the parathyroid glands.

secondary hyperparathyroidism

Endocrinology ↑ Parathyroid activity with overproduction of PTH due to parathyroid hyperplasia in response to an extraparathyroid defect that results in ↓ Ca2+ Etiology Rickets, vitamin D deficiency, chronic renal failure Organs affected Bone, GI tract, kidneys, CNS, muscle

secondary hyperparathyroidism

Excessive levels of parathyroid hormone (PTH) released in response to a low serum calcium, or a high serum phosphate level. It may be due to vitamin D deficiency or chronic kidney disease.

sec·on·dar·y hy·per·par·a·thy·roid·ism

(sekŏn-dar-ē hīpĕr-pară-thīroyd-izm)
Disorder that occurs as a complication of renal disease that affects all four parathyroid glands.
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Keywords: Primary hyperparathyroidism, Secondary hyperparathyroidism, Lahore (JPMA 61: 1194; 2011).
For comparison of immunoassay and HPLC measurements of DPD, urine samples were collected from an additional cohort of 513 healthy males, healthy females, and patients with Paget disease, primary hyperparathyroidism, secondary hyperparathyroidism, or postmenopausal osteoporosis.