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How does hypoparathyroidism cause hypocalcemia?

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Dr. Frederick Singer
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
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In brief: Three mechanisms.

Hypocalcemia occurs in the absence of parathyroid hormone because of low bone breakdown, loss of calcium in the urine and poor absorption of calcium by the intestine.

In brief: Three mechanisms.

Hypocalcemia occurs in the absence of parathyroid hormone because of low bone breakdown, loss of calcium in the urine and poor absorption of calcium by the intestine.
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