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[mass noun] An abnormally high concentration of parathyroid hormone in the blood, resulting in weakening of the bones through loss of calcium.
- ‘The diagnosis of primary hyperparathyroidism depends on plasma calcium concentration.’
- ‘The guidelines in the treatment of primary hyperparathyroidism and parathyroid carcinoma are not accurate.’
- ‘Surgery is the treatment of choice in patients with symptoms of primary hyperparathyroidism.’
- ‘Bone pain can occur in patients with hyperparathyroidism or malignancy.’
- ‘The high phosphorous content of soft drinks might cause secondary hyperparathyroidism, leading to bone loss.’
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