What is primary
hyperparathyroidism?
Primary hyperparathyroidism is a hormonal problem which occurs when one or more of the parathyroid glands produces too much parathyroid hormone. When this ocurs, blood calcium is elevated and bones may lose calcium. At present, there is no approved medical therapy for primary hyperparathyroidism. Surgical removal of the affected gland(s) is a cure for most patients.
What is primary hyperparathyroidism?
Questions & Answers About Primary Hyperparathyroidism
This publication answers the most commonly asked questions about Primary Hyperparathyroidism.
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Annotated Bibliography on
Primary Hyperparathyroidism
Jointly published in May 2001 by The Paget Foundaton and NIH Osteoporosis and Related Diseases~National Resource Center.
Annotated Bibliography on Primary Hyperparathyroidism
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* This bibliography may be accessed online at http://www.osteo.org, under bibliographies.
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