primary hyperparathyroidism


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hyperparathyroidism due to neoplasms or idiopathic hyperplasia of the parathyroid glands.

primary hyperparathyroidism

Parathyroid related hypercalcemia Endocrinology Parathyroid gland hyperactivity with excess PTH secretion because of hyperplasia or adenoma of 1 or more glands Clinical Calcium deposits may occur in bone, the GI tract, kidney, muscle, and CNS; it most commonly affects those between 30 and 50 yrs, and is more common in women. See Familial adenoma.

primary hyperparathyroidism

Hyperparathyroidism caused by a parathyroid adenoma. Its laboratory hallmark is a high (or normal) parathyroid hormone level despite elevated concentrations of calcium in the serum.
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Primary hyperparathyroidism and coexisting hyperthyroidism - review of the literature.
Spontaneous resolution of primary hyperparathyroidism in parathyroid adenoma.
Accuracy of Preoperative Localization Studies and Intraoperative Parathyroid Hormone Assay in Patients with Primary Hyperparathyroidism and Double Adenoma.
10,11 In this study, we evaluated the effects of two methods for thyroid cystectomy on the immune function of patients with primary hyperparathyroidism.
Bilezikian, "Extensive personal experience: evaluation and management of primary hyperparathyroidism," Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, vol.
Hungry bone syndrome appeared as a rare but severe condition triggered by the cure of a long standing primary hyperparathyroidism in spite of the prophylactic treatment.
Parathyroid imaging: technique and role in the preoperative evaluation of primary hyperparathyroidism.
It is an infrequent manifestation for primary hyperparathyroidism due to parathyroid adenoma presenting with parathyroid storm.
The classic symptoms of primary hyperparathyroidism include musculoskeletal pain, fatigue, mood disorders, and sleep disturbances, a clinical picture closely mimicking that of fibromyalgia, he said.
The elevated parathyroid hormone level, increased serum calcium, history of fractures and X-ray features indicated the diagnosis of Primary Hyperparathyroidism.
Primary hyperparathyroidism (PHPT) affects around one in 800 people during their lifetime and is most common in post-menopausal women.

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