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  • Posted By: Anonymous
  • January 17, 2008
  • 06:56 AM

i again want to know about hyperparathyroidism.tell ''is hyperparathyroidism is always associated with high level of serum calcium''????.or only high PTH level enough to make the diagnosis of hyperparathyroidism.please reply as soon as possible.
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  • This is also answered on the link I posted in your last thread ;) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hyperparathyroidism#Diagnosis In secondary (and perhaps tertiary) it doesn't have to be high. According to: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Primary_hyperparathyroidism "The diagnosis of primary hyperparathyroidism is made by blood tests. Serum calcium levels are elevated." So it appears that it primary hyperparathyroidism, serum calcium is elevated.
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    • January 17, 2008
    • 02:44 PM
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