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S2 E032 The Parathyroid


Parathyroid There are four parathyroid glands located adjacent Produces parathyroid hormone (PTH) PTH increases calcium concentration in the bloodstream in response to low serum calcium Hyperparathyroidism Affects women 3:1 over men Primary Typically this is caused by an adenoma Maybe hyperplasia or carcinoma. Secondary Chronic renal failure Poor production of vitamin D which will decrease […]The post S2 E032 The Parathyroid appeared first on Physician Assistant Exam Review.


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