A member asked:

Now after 3 yrs thyroidomacity due to hurthe adenoma my ca is low and pth become high (78) normal is to 65 could it mean cancer parathyroid or no?

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Dr. Brian Affleck answered

Specializes in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery

Parathyroid: Parathyroid cancer is very rare. Elevated parathyroid hormone causes high calcium and is usually due to a parathyroid adenoma, which is benign. Should be evaluated by a surgeon who does parathyroid surgery.

Answered 10/4/2015



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What else could cause elevated pth but normal calcium other than parathyroid?

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