DISEASES

Disease-gene associations mined from literature

Human genes for primary hyperparathyroidism

Primary hyperparathyroidism [DOID:11202]

Primary hyperparathyroidism causes hypercalcemia (elevated blood calcium levels) through the excessive secretion of parathyroid hormone (PTH), usually by an adenoma (benign tumors) of the parathyroid glands.

Synonyms:  primary hyperparathyroidism,  DOID:11202,  familial benign hypercalcemia (disorder),  familial primary hyperparathyroidism,  primary hyperparathyroidism (disorder) ...

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