Parathyroid-related hypercalcemia

Alternative names
Primary hyperparathyroidism

Definition
Primary hyperparathyroidism involves excessive production of parathyroid hormone, caused by enlargement of one or more of the parathyroid glands.

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Last revised: December 8, 2012
by Brenda A. Kuper, M.D.

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