Hereditary hyperparathyroidism syndromes.

  title={Hereditary hyperparathyroidism syndromes.},
  author={Francesca Giusti and Loredana Cavalli and Tiziana Cavalli and Maria Luisa Brandi},
  journal={Journal of clinical densitometry : the official journal of the International Society for Clinical Densitometry},
  volume={16 1},
Primary hyperparathyroidism is a common endocrine disorder, resulting from a persistent hypercalcemia along with an inadequate secretion of parathyroid hormone. In approx 95% of cases, it occurs sporadically; rarely, it is part of familial syndromes. These inherited syndromes typically present at an earlier age than the nonheritable form and occur with equal frequencies in both sexes. The differential diagnosis is often difficult, but it is of fundamental importance for the management of… CONTINUE READING


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