A 36-year-old male asked:
Disclaimer

what is the definition or description of: parathyroidectomy?

1 doctor answer
Dr. Liawaty Ho
22 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Surgical resection: Parathyroidectomy is the surgical removal of one or more parathyroid glands.
Answered on Oct 4, 2016
6
6 thanks

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month

Related questions:

A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Orr
43 years experience Surgical Oncology
Minimal: Most parathyroidectomies by experienced surgeons are done through small incisions in the neck and as an outpatient. Pain is minimal and recovery is s ... Read More
2
2 thanks
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Better health: First of all, something is seriously wrong with your list of conditions; you can't have hyperparathyroidism and hypoparathyroidism at the same time. I ... Read More
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aaron Pardini
Specializes in Endocrinology
Parathyroidectomy: I am assuming this is for primary hyperparathyroidism. If you are having symptoms that could be caused by this condition like fatigue or body pains t ... Read More
2
2 thanks
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frederick Singer
57 years experience Endocrinology
Cure of high calcium: A parathyroidectomy for primary hyperparathyroidism should cure the hypercalcemia and relieve any associated symptoms such as fatigue, constipation, o ... Read More

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month