DISEASES

Disease-gene associations mined from literature

Human genes for parathyroid carcinoma

Parathyroid carcinoma [DOID:1540]

Parathyroid carcinoma is a rare cause of hypercalcemia. It forms in tissues of one or more of the parathyroid glands (four pea-sized glands in the neck that make parathyroid hormone, which helps the body store and use calcium).

Synonyms:  parathyroid carcinoma,  DOID:1540,  Parathyroid gland neoplasm,  carcinoma of Parathyroid gland,  malignant neoplasm of parathyroid gland ...

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