Hypoparathyroidism

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Hypoparathyroidism

Hypoparathyroidism is is an endocrine disorder in which the parathyroid glands in the neck do not produce enough parathyroid hormone (PTH). Common signs and symptoms include abdominal pain, brittle nails, cataracts, dry hair and skin, muscle cramps, tetany, pain in the face, legs, and feet, seizures, tingling sensation, and weakened tooth enamel (in children). It may be caused by injury to the parathyroid glands (e.g., during surgery). Other causes, include low blood magnesium levels, a side effect of radioactive iodine treatment for hyperthyroidism, metabolic alkalosis, DiGeorge syndrome, and type I polyglandular autoimmune syndrome. The goal of treatment is to restore the calcium and mineral balance in the body.
 

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Hypoparathyroidism UK

Working to improve the lives of people with hypoparathyroidism and other parathyroid conditions.

Last Updated: 1 Apr 2013

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Hypoparathyroidism UK

Working to improve the lives of people with hypoparathyroidism and other parathyroid conditions.

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Last Updated: 1 Apr 2013

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Hypoparathyroidism" returned 315 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Diagnosis and treatment of hypoparathyroidism: a position statement from the Brazilian Society of Endocrinology and Metabolism.
 

Author(s): Sergio Setsuo Maeda, Carolina Aguiar Moreira, Victória Zeghbi Cochenski Borba, Francisco Bandeira, Maria Lucia Fleiuss de Farias, João Lindolfo Cunha Borges, Francisco José Albuquerque de Paula, Felipe Augusto Brasileiro Vanderlei, Fábio Luiz de Menezes Montenegro, Rodrigo Oliveira Santos, Bruno Ferraz-de-Souza, Marise Lazaretti-Castro

Journal: Arch Endocrinol Metab. 2018 Feb;62(1):106-124.

 

Objective To present an update on the diagnosis and treatment of hypoparathyroidism based on the most recent scientific evidence. Materials and methods The Department of Bone and Mineral Metabolism of the Sociedade Brasileira de Endocrinologia e Metabologia (SBEM; Brazilian Society ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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The impact of different surgical procedures on hypoparathyroidism after thyroidectomy: A population-based study.
 

Author(s): Kuan-Chen Chen, Usman Iqbal, Phung-Anh Nguyen, Chung-Huei Hsu, Chen-Ling Huang, Yi-Hsin Elsa Hsu, Suleman Atique, Md Mohaimenul Islam, Yu-Chuan Jack Li, Wen-Shan Jian

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2017 Oct;96(43):e8245.

 

The main objective of this study is to investigate the outcome between surgical procedures and the risk of development of hypoparathyroidism followed by surgical procedure in patients with thyroid disorders.We analyzed the data acquired from Taiwan's Bureau of National Health Insurance ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Risk factors of hypoparathyroidism following total thyroidectomy with central lymph node dissection.
 

Author(s): Anping Su, Bin Wang, Yanping Gong, Rixiang Gong, Zhihui Li, Jingqiang Zhu

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2017 Sep;96(39):e8162.

 

The risk factors of hypoparathyroidism after total thyroidectomy (TT) with central lymph node dissection (CND) have not been completely defined. The aim of the study was to evaluate the risk factors of hypoparathyroidism after the surgery.We retrospectively reviewed our patients who ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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The terms "Hypoparathyroidism" returned 18 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Misdiagnosis of idiopathic hypoparathyroidism: A case report and literature review.
 

Author(s): Ling Li, Haisong Yang, Jian Li, Yunli Yu, Fan Wang, Xianghui Zhu, Guicheng Liu

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2018 Mar;97(9):e9884.

 

Idiopathic hypoparathyroidism (IHP) is a rare endocrine condition, which is frequently represented by neuropsychiatric disorders. Hence, the misdiagnosis rate of the disease is rather high, especially for neurologists.

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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[Risk factors' analysis of transient and permanent hypoparathyroidism after thyroidectomy].
 

Author(s): G Cocchiara, M Cajozzo, S Fazzotta, V D Palumbo, G Geraci, C Maione, S Buscemi, G Romano, F Fatica, G Spinelli, S Ficarella, A Maffongelli, F Caternicchia, A I Lo Monte

Journal: Clin Ter. ;168(4):e271-e277.

 

This review evaluates those main risk factors that can affect patients undergoing thyroidectomy, to reach a better pre- and post-operative management of transient and permanent hypoparathyroidism.

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Epidemiology and Diagnosis of Hypoparathyroidism.
 

Author(s): Bart L Clarke, Edward M Brown, Michael T Collins, Harald Jüppner, Peter Lakatos, Michael A Levine, Michael M Mannstadt, John P Bilezikian, Anatoly F Romanischen, Rajesh V Thakker

Journal: J. Clin. Endocrinol. Metab.. 2016 Jun;101(6):2284-99.

 

Hypoparathyroidism is a disorder characterized by hypocalcemia due to insufficient secretion of PTH. Pseudohypoparathyroidism is a less common disorder due to target organ resistance to PTH. This report summarizes the results of the findings and recommendations of the Working Group ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Oral PTH(1-34) PK and PD Study in Patients With Hypoparathyroidism
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Hypoparathyroidism

 

Last Updated: 22 Jun 2018

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Survey on Epidemiology of Hypoparathyroidism in France
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Hypoparathyroidism

 

Last Updated: 8 May 2018

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