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Descriptor English:   Hyperparathyroidism 
Descriptor Spanish:   Hiperparatiroidismo 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Hiperparatireoidismo 
Tree Number:   C19.642.355
Definition English:   A condition of abnormally elevated output of PARATHYROID HORMONE (or PTH) triggering responses that increase blood CALCIUM. It is characterized by HYPERCALCEMIA and BONE RESORPTION, eventually leading to bone diseases. PRIMARY HYPERPARATHYROIDISM is caused by parathyroid HYPERPLASIA or PARATHYROID NEOPLASMS. SECONDARY HYPERPARATHYROIDISM is increased PTH secretion in response to HYPOCALCEMIA, usually caused by chronic KIDNEY DISEASES. 
Indexing Annotation English:   general or unspecified; prefer specifics
See Related English:   Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Type 1
Osteitis Fibrosa Cystica
 
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CI chemically induced CL classification
CO complications CN congenital
DI diagnosis DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy DT drug therapy
EC economics EM embryology
EN enzymology EP epidemiology
EH ethnology ET etiology
GE genetics HI history
IM immunology ME metabolism
MI microbiology MO mortality
NU nursing PS parasitology
PA pathology PP physiopathology
PC prevention & control PX psychology
RT radiotherapy RH rehabilitation
SU surgery TH therapy
UR urine VE veterinary
VI virology  
Record Number:   7140 
Unique Identifier:   D006961 

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