Category: H

Hyperparathyroidism– Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment and Ongoing care

An acute or chronic dysfunction of the body’s normal regulatory feedback mechanisms for parathyroid hormone (PTH):Primary: Intrinsic gland dysfunction and abnormal regulation of PTH secretion by calcium causing excessive PTH secretion;Secondary: Gland hyperactivity that is a response to hypocalcemia, vitamin D deficiency, or renal failure;Tertiary: Autonomous hyperfunction in the setting of long-standing secondary hyperparathyroidism (HPT)