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A condition caused by a deficiency of PARATHYROID HORMONE (or PTH).
[OCOSH Code: D007011 36976004 E20 BD_EBD_LOPT]

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Hypoparathyroidism

Location: http://www.wheelessonline.com/ortho/hypoparathyroidism

Wheeless' Textbook of Orthopaedics Discussion: - most common cause of hypoparathyroidism is inadvertant damage or removal of the parathyroids during surgical removal of the thyroid; - in idiopathic cases, look for ectodermal...
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hypoparathyroidism CHORUS

Location: http://chorus.rad.mcw.edu/doc/00931.html

xray findings:
* premature closing of epiphyses
* generalized increased bone density in 9%
o localized thickening of the skull
o sacroiliac, femoral head, acetabulum
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Hypoparathyroidism eMedicine Emergency

Location: http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/767744-overview

Hypoparathyroidism describes a condition in which there are low circulating levels of parathyroid hormone (PTH) or insensitivity to its action.1 The causes of hypoparathyroidism vary; however, they all share a common feature of hypocalcemia. The presentation of hypoparathyroidism also varies depending on the chronicity of the resultant hypocalcemia. Muscle...
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Hypoparathyroidism eMedicine Endocrinology

Location: http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/122207-overview

Hypoparathyroidism is a condition of parathyroid hormone (PTH) deficiency. Primary hypoparathyroidism is a state of inadequate PTH activity. In the absence of adequate PTH activity, the ionized calcium concentration in the extracellular fluid falls below the reference range. Primary hypoparathyroidism, the subject of this article, is a syndrome resulting from iatrogenic...
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Hypoparathyroidism eMedicine Pediatrics

Location: http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/922204-overview

Hypoparathyroidism results from defective synthesis or secretion of parathyroid hormone (PTH), end-organ resistance, or inappropriate regulations that result from the activated or antibody-stimulated calcium-sensing receptor (CaSR).1 These defects can be inherited or acquired. PTH secretion by the parathyroid glands (prime regulators of serum calcium concentration) maintains serum calcium within a...
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idiopathic hypoparathyroidism CHORUS

Location: http://chorus.rad.mcw.edu/doc/00932.html

rare condition of unknown cause
* round face; short dwarf-like; obese
* mental retardation
* cataracts
* dry scaly skin; atrophy of nails
* dental hypoplasia (delayed tooth eruption, impaction of teeth, supernumerary teeth)
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