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Hypoparathyroidism

Hypoparathyroidism: Introduction

Hypoparathyroidism: A condition where the parathyroid glands don't produce enough parathyroid hormone for normal body functioning. The primary function of these hormones is to regulate body calcium levels. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Hypoparathyroidism is available below.

Symptoms of Hypoparathyroidism

Treatments for Hypoparathyroidism

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Causes of Hypoparathyroidism

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Clinical Trials for Hypoparathyroidism

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Definitions of Hypoparathyroidism:

Inadequate secretion of parathyroid hormone resulting in abnormally low levels of calcium in the blood - (Source - WordNet 2.1)

Hypoparathyroidism is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Hypoparathyroidism, or a subtype of Hypoparathyroidism, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

 

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