1) Primary hyperparathyroidism (PHPT) results from inappropriate overproduction of parathyroid hormone from one or more of the parathyroid gland(s) and presents with hypercalcemia, which can be seen on a basic chemistry panel.
What does HRPT stand for?
HRPT stands for Hyperparathyroidism
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FROM BMJ Increased calcium intake is associated with a reduced risk for primary hyperparathyroidism in women, in an analysis of Nurses' Health Study data.
A There is a direct correlation between parathyroid hormone concentrations and calcium in primary hyperparathyroidism, which is not seen in secondary hyperparathyroidism due to renal failure.
Hypercalcemia is less common in children and adolescents than in adults, and most cases are attributable to primary hyperparathyroidism (1-3).