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Series: Frontiers of Hormone Research
Volume: 50
Published: 20 April 2018
10.1159/000486077
EISBN: 978-3-318-06339-4
... Abstract The interplay between vitamin D and parathyroid hormone (PTH) represents one of the most important metabolic mechanisms of regulation of the calcium/phosphorus homeostasis. Secondary hyperparathyroidism is therefore a major complication that arises as a result of reduced vitamin D...
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Series: Frontiers of Hormone Research
Volume: 51
Published: 04 December 2018
10.1159/000491034
EISBN: 978-3-318-06409-4
... concentrations. Hypercalcemia may be distinguished in parathyroid-hypercalcemia and nonparathyroid hypercalcemia. The most common disorders include primary hyperparathyroidism (PHPT), malignancy, granulomatous diseases, and medications. PHPT is a disease characterized by excessive secretion of PTH. PHPT is most...
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Series: Frontiers of Hormone Research
Volume: 51
Published: 04 December 2018
10.1159/000491036
EISBN: 978-3-318-06409-4
... primary hyperparathyroidism (PHPT) associated with persistent normal serum calcium levels, which has been recognized as a distinct entity from hypercalcemic PHPT (HPHPT) by the last international consensus. Normocalcemic PHPT (NPHPT) affects about 6-8% of PHPT patients. Although hypercalcemia is absent...
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Series: Frontiers in Diabetes
Volume: 22
Published: 10 April 2014
10.1159/000357251
EISBN: 978-3-318-02598-9
... Abstract Hyperparathyroidism and disturbances of glucose metabolism are much more frequently occurring concomitantly than initially suspected. The published prevalence of diabetes mellitus in primary hyperparathyroidism varies between 8 and 22% and the prevalence of primary hyperparathyroidism...
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Series: Progress in Surgery
Volume: 18
Published: 07 May 1986
10.1159/000412355
EISBN: 978-3-318-04148-4
Book Chapter
Series: Progress in Surgery
Volume: 18
Published: 07 May 1986
10.1159/000412357
EISBN: 978-3-318-04148-4
Book Chapter
Series: Frontiers of Hormone Research
Volume: 51
Published: 04 December 2018
10.1159/000491035
EISBN: 978-3-318-06409-4
... Abstract Asymptomatic primary hyperparathyroidism has become the most common presentation of primary hyperparathyroidism in Europe and North America, and an increasingly common presentation in other parts of the world. As many as 25% of asymptomatic patients may develop indications...
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Series: Frontiers of Hormone Research
Volume: 51
Published: 04 December 2018
10.1159/000491041
EISBN: 978-3-318-06409-4
... Abstract Secondary hyperparathyroidism (SHP) is a frequent complication of kidney diseases. At variance with all the other forms of SHP, which are compensatory conditions, renal SHP has many pathogenetic peculiarities, which have been only in part defined. Furthermore, in the long course...
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Series: Progress in Surgery
Volume: 18
Published: 07 May 1986
10.1159/000412360
EISBN: 978-3-318-04148-4
Book Chapter
Series: Progress in Surgery
Volume: 18
Published: 07 May 1986
10.1159/000412363
EISBN: 978-3-318-04148-4
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Series: Frontiers of Hormone Research
Volume: 50
Published: 20 April 2018
10.1159/000486076
EISBN: 978-3-318-06339-4
... Abstract Primary hyperparathyroidism (PHPT) is a common disorder of mineral metabolism characterized by hypercalcemia and incompletely regulated, excessive secretion of parathyroid hormone from one or more of the parathyroid glands. PHPT is most often asymptomatic, but it does increase the risk...
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Series: Frontiers of Hormone Research
Volume: 51
Published: 04 December 2018
10.1159/000491037
EISBN: 978-3-318-06409-4
... Abstract Individuals with a familial predisposition to the development of parathyroid tumors constitute a small minority of all patients with primary hyperparathyroidism (PHPT). These familial syndromes exhibit Mendelian inheritance patterns and the main causative genes in most families have...
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Series: Frontiers of Hormone Research
Volume: 51
Published: 04 December 2018
10.1159/000491038
EISBN: 978-3-318-06409-4
... Abstract Familial hypocalciuric hypercalcemia (FHH) and neonatal severe hyperparathyroidism (NSHPT) are genetically determined variants of primary hyperparathyroidism. FHH usually has a benign course, and patients do not require treatment, whereas NSHPT is a severe disorder often requiring...
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