primary hyperparathyroidism


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pri·mar·y hy·per·par·a·thy·roid·ism

hyperparathyroidism due to neoplasms or idiopathic hyperplasia of the parathyroid glands.
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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.
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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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(11.) Kataoka K, Taguchi M, Takeshita A, Miyakawa M, Takeuchi Y Recurrence of primary hyperparathyroidism following spontaneous remission with intracapsular hemorrhage of a parathyroid adenoma.
Many immune cells and liquid media are involved in early inflammatory response, forming stress response and leading to poor prognosis as a result.10,11 In this study, we evaluated the effects of two methods for thyroid cystectomy on the immune function of patients with primary hyperparathyroidism.
Primary hyperparathyroidism. Postoperative normocalcemic hyperparathyroidemia after curative parathyroidectomy.
Impact of hypercalcemia and parathyroid hormone level on the sensitivity of preoperative sestamibi scanning for primary hyperparathyroidism. Am Surg 2003^9(5)593-398.
Svensson, "Increased markers of inflammation and endothelial dysfunction in patients with mild primary hyperparathyroidism," Scandinavian Journal of Clinical and Laboratory Investigation, vol.
In the current economic climate and because of the rarity of Primary Hyperparathyroidism, we do not advocate routine serum calcium estimation in all behavioural problems but clinicians should have lower threshold for screening for this condition especially in patients with worsening symptoms despite conventional treatment.
New Onset of Neuropsychiatric Symptoms in the Elderly: Possible Primary Hyperparathyroidism. Psychosomatics 2002; 43:413-417.
"Increased calcium intake, including both dietary and supplemental calcium, is independently associated with a reduced risk of developing primary hyperparathyroidism in women."
Effect of primary hyperparathyroidism on volumetric bone mineral density and bone geometry assessed by peripheral quantitative computed tomography in postmenopausal women.
The product is also indicated for the treatment of hypercalcemia in patients with parathyroid carcinoma, as well as for managing hypercalcemia in patients with primary hyperparathyroidism, when surgery not is an option.
In 1926, at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, Edward Churchill, assisted by an intern named Oliver Cope, operated for the seventh time on the famous sea captain Charles Martell for severe primary hyperparathyroidism (HPT).
"Primary hyperparathyroidism in pediatric patients," Pediatrics, 115(4), pp.974-80.

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