Hyperparathyroidism

definition:
A generalized disorder resulting from excessive secretion of parathyroid hormone (PTH); it is usually characterized by hypercalcemia (elevated levels of calcium in the blood), hypophosphatemia (phosphate depletion), and abnormal bone metabolism. Kidney stones and reduction of bone mass are common.

etiology:
Unknown

signs and symptoms:
• irritability and memory loss
• muscle weakness
• anorexia
• constipation
• high urine volume

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