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Hyperparathyroidism MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Hyperparathyroidism
Tree Number(s)
C19.642.355
Unique ID
D006961
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D006961
Annotation
general or unspecified; prefer specifics
Scope Note
A condition of abnormally elevated output of PARATHYROID HORMONE (or PTH) triggering responses that increase blood CALCIUM. It is characterized by HYPERCALCEMIA and BONE RESORPTION, eventually leading to bone diseases. PRIMARY HYPERPARATHYROIDISM is caused by parathyroid HYPERPLASIA or PARATHYROID NEOPLASMS. SECONDARY HYPERPARATHYROIDISM is increased PTH secretion in response to HYPOCALCEMIA, usually caused by chronic KIDNEY DISEASES.
NLM Classification #
WK 300
See Also
Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Type 1
Osteitis Fibrosa Cystica
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2005/06/30
Hyperparathyroidism Preferred
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