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Parathyroid hormone test

Parathyroid hormone test

Parathyroid hormone test: The parathyroid hormone test is a measurement of parathyroid hormone in the blood; it is secreted from the parathyroid gland in response to hypocalcemia (decreased calcium).

Parathyroid hormone test: Other Names

Other names for Parathyroid hormone test include:

Diseases Associated with Parathyroid hormone test

These diseases or medical conditions may be diagnosed by, screened for, or associated with Parathyroid hormone test:

  • Hyperparathyroidism (increased levels)
  • Congenital renal defect (increased levels)
  • Hypocalcemia (increased levels)
  • Chronic renal failure (increased levels)
  • Malabsorption syndrome (increased levels)
  • Vitamin D deficiency (increased levels)
  • Hypoparathyroidism (decreased levels)
  • Hypercalcemia (decreased levels)
  • Metastatic bone tumor (decreased levels)
  • Sarcoidosis (decreased levels)
  • Vitamin D overdose (decreased levels)
  • DiGeorge syndrome in children (decreased levels)

Basic Information: Parathyroid hormone test

Disease or Condition count: 0; see list of conditions below. These are the diseases or medical conditions in which the medical test 'Parathyroid hormone test' may be involved.

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