Primary Hyperparathyroidism

@article{Insogna2018PrimaryH,
  title={Primary Hyperparathyroidism},
  author={Karl L Insogna},
  journal={The New England Journal of Medicine},
  year={2018},
  volume={379},
  pages={1050–1059}
}
  • K. Insogna
  • Published 13 September 2018
  • Medicine, Biology
  • The New England Journal of Medicine
Primary HyperparathyroidismIn primary hyperparathyroidism, serum calcium levels are elevated in the context of nonsuppressed parathyroid hormone levels. It is most often caused by a single parathyroid adenoma.Patients with mild hyperparathyroidism are at increased risk for renal stones, cortical bone loss, and fractures.Evaluation should include measures of serum calcium, intact parathyroid hormone, 25‐hydroxyvitamin D, glomerular filtration rate, 24‐hour urine calcium excretion, and bone… 

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