hypoparathyroidism

(redirected from iatrogenic hypoparathyroidism)
Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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)
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.
Translations

hypoparathyroidism

n hipoparatiroidismo
English-Spanish/Spanish-English Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
References in periodicals archive ?
Extensive bilateral intracranial calcifications: a case of iatrogenic hypoparathyroidism. Case Reports in Medicine.
Later, however, persistent hypocalcemia despite resolution of the rhabdomyolysis raised a suspicion of iatrogenic hypoparathyroidism, which was confirmed by a suppressed parathyroid hormone level several days after surgery.