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Hypoparathyroidism

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by McCoy K

(Underactive Parathyroid)

 

Causes

Hypoparathyroidism may be caused by:
In some cases, a cause cannot be found.
 

RESOURCES

Hypoparathyroidism Association
http://www.hypoparathyroidism.org

National Organization for Rare Disorders
http://www.rarediseases.org

 

CANADIAN RESOURCES

Canadian Society of Endocrinology & Metabolism
http://www.endo-metab.ca

Health Canada
http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca

 

References


Definition of hypoparathyroidism and related disorders. The Hypoparathyroidism Association website. Available at: https://www.hypopara.org/about-hpth/definition.html. Accessed June 4, 2013.


Hypoparathyroidism. EBSCO DynaMed website. Available at: http://www.ebscohost.com/dynamed/what.php. Updated March 7, 2012. Accessed June 4, 2013.


Hypoparathyroidism. National Organization for Rare Disorders website. Available at: http://www.rarediseases.org/rare-disease-information/rare-diseases/byID/703/viewFullReport. Updated July 7, 2011. Accessed June 4, 2013.


Marx SJ. Hyperparathyroid and hypoparathyroid disorders. N Engl J Med. 2000;343:1863.


Moffett JM, Suliburk J. Parathyroid autotransplantation. Endocr Pract. 2011 Mar-Apr;17 Suppl 1:83-89.


Testini M, Gurrado A, et al. Hypoparathyroidism after total thyroidectomy. Minerva Chir. 2007 Oct;62(5):409-415.


Thakker RV. Genetic developments in hypoparathyroidism. Lancet. 2001;357:974.


Winer KK, Ko CW, et al. Long-term treatment of hypoparathyroidism: a randomized controlled study comparing parathyroid hormone (1-34) versus calcitriol and calcium. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2003;88:4214-4220.

 

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