Hyperparathyroidism

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Etiology

  • Parathyroid adenoma
  • Parathyroid hyperplasia
  • Parathyroid carcinoma (rare)
  • Multiple endocrine neoplasia (adenoma or hyperplasia)
  • Chronic renal failure: secondary hyperparathyroidism (parathyroids stimulated) or tertiary hyperparathyroidism (parathyroids become autonomous)

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Etiology

  • Parathyroid adenoma
  • Parathyroid hyperplasia
  • Parathyroid carcinoma (rare)
  • Multiple endocrine neoplasia (adenoma or hyperplasia)
  • Chronic renal failure: secondary hyperparathyroidism (parathyroids stimulated) or tertiary hyperparathyroidism (parathyroids become autonomous)

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Last updated: December 1, 2014