Rachna Rawal, Author at Oncology Nurse Advisor

Rachna Rawal

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Primary hyperparathyroidism

I. What every physician needs to know. Primary Hyperparathyroidism (PHPT) results from overproduction of parathyroid hormone, usually secondary to parathyroid adenoma or hyperplasia. It is most often diagnosed in asymptomatic outpatients when routine labs demonstrate hypercalcemia. In the inpatient setting, diagnosis may similarly occur in the evaluation of asymptomatic or symptomatic hypercalcemia. Excess secretion of…

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