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Hypoparathyroidism: Introduction

Hypoparathyroidism: causesd by lack of PTH. See detailed information below for a list of 39 causes of Hypoparathyroidism, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Hypoparathyroidism:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Hypoparathyroidism. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

  • Thyroid surgery - may accidentally remove the parathyroids.
  • Parathyroid inflammation
  • Parathyroid surgery
  • Congenital lack of parathyroid glands
  • more causes...»

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Common Causes of Hypoparathyroidism

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Hypoparathyroidism: Symptom Checker

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Hypoparathyroidism Treatments

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Hypoparathyroidism: Comorbid Symptoms

Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Hypoparathyroidism may include these symptoms:

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Hypoparathyroidism

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Hypoparathyroidism: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Hypoparathyroidism

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Thyroid disorders greatly under-diagnosed: One study found that about 10% of people had undiagnosed thyroid disorders, mostly hyperthyroidism, more »

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Hypoparathyroidism: Related Rare Diseases

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Hypoparathyroidism: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Causes of Hypoparathyroidism listed in Disease Database:

Other medical conditions listed in the Disease Database as possible causes of Hypoparathyroidism as a symptom include:

Definitions of Hypoparathyroidism:

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

Condition produced by greatly reduced function of the parathyroids possibly due to autoimmune disease or genetic factors, or by the removal of those bodies; lack of parathyroid hormone leads to a fall in plasma calcium level, which may result in increase neuromuscular excitability and ultimately tetany followed by a rise in plasma phosphate level.
- (Source - CRISP)

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 Institute of Health)

Detailed list of causes of Hypoparathyroidism

The list below shows some of the causes of Hypoparathyroidism mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Hypoparathyroidism?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Hypoparathyroidism. Of the 39 causes of Hypoparathyroidism that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 0 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 1 causes are "common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 1 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 2 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 36 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Hypoparathyroidism:

The following list of conditions have 'Hypoparathyroidism' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Causes of Hypoparathyroidism Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Hypoparathyroidism based on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:

  • Diabetes - history of diabetes or family history of diabetes?

    Classifications of Hypoparathyroidism:

    Medical Conditions associated with Hypoparathyroidism:

    Thyroid symptoms (172 causes), Endocrine symptoms (217 causes), Abnormal blood test symptoms (1538 causes), Thyroid problems (154 causes), Blood symptoms (2297 causes)

    Symptoms related to Hypoparathyroidism:

    Barakat syndrome, DiGeorge's syndrome (1 cause), Dubowitz syndrome, Fahr disease, Haemosiderosis, Hypomagnesemia, Hypoparathyroidism (39 causes), Autoimmune, Kenny-Caffey-Linarelli syndrome

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