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What is Pseudohypoparathyroidism?

What is Pseudohypoparathyroidism?

  • Pseudohypoparathyroidism: An inherited disorder where the body is unable to respond to the parathyroid hormone even though there are normal levels of it. Impaired bone growth is the main feature of this disorder.

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

Pseudohypoparathyroidism: Introduction

Types of Pseudohypoparathyroidism:

Broader types of Pseudohypoparathyroidism:

What causes Pseudohypoparathyroidism?

Causes of Pseudohypoparathyroidism: see causes of Pseudohypoparathyroidism

What are the symptoms of Pseudohypoparathyroidism?

Symptoms of Pseudohypoparathyroidism: see symptoms of Pseudohypoparathyroidism

Pseudohypoparathyroidism: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Pseudohypoparathyroidism.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Pseudohypoparathyroidism.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Pseudohypoparathyroidism: Endocrinologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Pseudohypoparathyroidism.
Treatments for Pseudohypoparathyroidism: see treatments for Pseudohypoparathyroidism
Research for Pseudohypoparathyroidism: see research for Pseudohypoparathyroidism

Name of Pseudohypoparathyroidism

Main name of condition: Pseudohypoparathyroidism

Pseudohypoparathyroidism: Related Conditions

Research the causes of these diseases that are similar to, or related to, Pseudohypoparathyroidism:


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