Indications for Parathyroidectomy

Primary hyperparathyroidism is a common disease in nontropical areas of the world. It is found in 1 in 2000 men and in 1 in 500 women after menopause and is more common in elderly people. Because hypercalcemia is frequently detected by routine laboratory studies and because of the availability of specific, sensitive, and accurate assays for intact PTH, most patients are diagnosed now at an early stage. Thus, it is uncommon to see patients with severe primary hyperparathyroidism with osteitis fibrosa cystica or nephrolithiasis with renal dysfunction.

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