hypoparathyroidism


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Related to hypoparathyroidism: hyperparathyroidism, pseudohypoparathyroidism
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Noun1.hypoparathyroidism - inadequate secretion of parathyroid hormone resulting in abnormally low levels of calcium in the blood
adenosis, gland disease, glandular disease, glandular disorder - a disorder of the glands of the body
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)
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hypoparathyroidism

n hipoparatiroidismo
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19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --Summary GlobalData's clinical trial report, "Hypoparathyroidism Global Clinical Trials Review, H2, 2015" provides an overview of Hypoparathyroidism clinical trials scenario.
It has approved Natpara as an adjunct to calcium and vitamin D to control hypocalcemia in patients with hypoparathyroidism on January 23, 2015.
The parathyroid hormone Natpara has been approved to manage hypocalcemia in patients with hypoparathyroidism, according to a press release from the Food and Drug Administration.
Her serum calcium levels remained normal on this regimen after hospital discharge despite persistent hypoparathyroidism.
treatment option for patients with hypoparathyroidism - a devastating
Food and Drug Administration today approved Natpara (parathyroid horomone) to control hypocalcemia (low blood calcium levels) in patients with hypoparathyroidism, a rare disease that affects approximately 60,000 people in the United States.
Hypoparathyroidism is a rare endocrine disorder characterized by insufficient levels of parathyroid hormone, or PTH.
Hypoparathyroidism is an uncommon disorder of calcium metabolism characterized by hypocalcemia and hyperphosphatemia, which are due to impaired parathyroid hormone (PTH) secretion or action (1).
1,2) One significant postoperative complication of total thyroidectomy is transient or permanent hypocalcemia secondary to hypoparathyroidism.
He explained that although minimally invasive techniques have made it possible to perform thyroid removal on an outpatient basis, most surgeons have continued to keep patients in the hospital at least overnight for observation in order to watch for possible complications such as laryngeal nerve damage, airway compromise, and hypoparathyroidism.
Mutations in GATA3, a dual zinc-finger transcription factor, cause the autosomal dominant hypoparathyroidism, deafness, renal dysplasia (HDR) syndrome, and down-regulation of GATA3 results in clear cell renal cell carcinoma.
We recommend that acid-suppressive therapy should be used with caution in patients with hypoparathyroidism or hypocalcemia.