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Saw a show on tv and they mentioned something called hypoparathyroidism. What is that?
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Dr. Melissa Young
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
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In brief: Low PTH, low calcium
The parathyroid glands are 4 little glands in the neck that make a hormone called PTH that regulates calcium metabolism. Hypoparathyroidism is when the parathyroid are under active, which results in low levels of calcium in the blood.

In brief: Low PTH, low calcium
The parathyroid glands are 4 little glands in the neck that make a hormone called PTH that regulates calcium metabolism. Hypoparathyroidism is when the parathyroid are under active, which results in low levels of calcium in the blood.
Dr. Melissa Young
Dr. Melissa Young
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Dr. Brendan Stack Jr.
Surgery - Head & Neck
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In brief: Definition
Hypoparathyroidism is low or absent parathyroid hormone resulting in symptoms of (and levels of) low calcium.
See Pubmed ID # 26135962.

In brief: Definition
Hypoparathyroidism is low or absent parathyroid hormone resulting in symptoms of (and levels of) low calcium.
See Pubmed ID # 26135962.
Dr. Brendan Stack Jr.
Dr. Brendan Stack Jr.
Thank
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