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(ˌhaɪ pərˌpær əˈθaɪ rɔɪˌdɪz əm)

overactivity of the parathyroid gland, characterized by muscular weakness and softening of the bones.
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Noun1.hyperparathyroidism - excessive secretion of parathyroid hormone resulting in abnormally high levels of calcium in the blood; can affect many systems of the body (especially causing bone resorption and osteoporosis)
adenosis, gland disease, glandular disease, glandular disorder - a disorder of the glands of the body
hypoparathyroidism - inadequate secretion of parathyroid hormone resulting in abnormally low levels of calcium in the blood
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n hiperparatiroidismo
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Persistent hyperparathyroidism was seen in one patient with post operative parathyroid hormone level of 144.
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The Relationship Between Technetium-99m-Methoxyisobutyl Isonitrile Parathyroid Scintigraphy and Hormonal and Biochemical Markers in Suspicion of Primary Hyperparathyroidism. Mol Imaging Radionucl Ther 2013;22:8-13.
(1) [sup.99m]Tc-Sestamibi has revolutionised the approach to primary hyperparathyroidism. It is now possible to perform minimal access surgery of the parathyroid with very good results.
(10,11) Although needle aspiration may lead to definitive resolution in some cases, (12) surgical resection is warranted in many cases as a diagnostic procedure, for the treatment of hyperparathyroidism (in cases of functional cysts), and because of the rare possibility of parathyroid carcinoma presenting as a cystic neck or mediastinal mass.
report a case of a patient who presented with persistent hypocalcemia, hyperphos phatemia, and hyperparathyroidism over 13 years of follow-up.
Tertiary hyperparathyroidism is a state of excessive secretion of PTH after a long period of SHPT.
Her blood tests demonstrated hypercalcemia (serum calcium 12.2 mg/dL [Ref: 8.6-10.3 mg/dL], ionized calcium 1.67 mmol/L [Ref: 1.15 -1.33 mmol/L]), and hyperparathyroidism (PTH 135 pg/mL [Ref: 12-88 pg/mL]).
We present the case of a 30-year-old male with a history of primary hyperparathyroidism originated in a supernumerary parathyroid gland of ectopic location.