Hypoparathyroidism; Parathyroid, Underactive
In medicine (endocrinology), hypoparathyroidism is decreased function of the parathyroid glands, leading to decreased levels of parathyroid hormone (PTH). The consequence, hypocalcemia, is a serious medical condition.
In medicine (endocrinology), hyperparathyroidism is overactivity of the parathyroid glands and excess production of parathyroid hormone (PTH). Consequences are weakness of bone tissue (predisposing for fracture) and hypercalcemia (high calcium levels).
Parathyroid Disorders as related to Hyperparathyroidism
- Parathyroid Disorders: MedlinePlus
Too much or too little parathyroid hormone affects the right balance of calcium and phosphorous in your body, which can lead to parathyroid disorders.
- Parathyroid Disorders - American Family Physician
Disorders of the parathyroid glands most commonly present with abnormalities of serum calcium. Patients with primary hyperparathyroidism, the most common cause of ...
- Symptoms of Parathyroid Disease and Hyperparathyroidism …
Parathyroid disease (hyperparathyroidism) causes symptoms in most people, and can decrease life expectancy if the parathyroid tumor is not removed.
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- Hyperparathyroidism - Mayo Clinic
Hyperparathyroidism — Comprehensive overview covers symptoms, causes, treatment of this disorder of the parathyroid glands.
- Hyperparathyroidism : MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia
Hyperparathyroidism is a disorder in which the parathyroid glands in your neck produce too much parathyroid hormone (PTH).
- Parathyroid disorders.
Disorders. Diseases of the Parathyroid: Usually patients are referred to us with over-active parathyroid tissue, a condition known as Hyperparathyroidism.
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Duke experts treat hyperparathyroidism, remove overactive parathyroid glands, as well as benign and malignant parathyroid tumors.