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Parathyroid, Overactive 

 

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).

A mineral found in teeth, bones, and other body tissues.


Hyperparathyroidism as related to Calcium