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Parathyroid Hormone Elevated Evaluation

A medical evaluation of hyperparathyroidism begins with a complete history and physical examination.

Physical findings in someone with hyperparathyroidism may include:

Tests are necessary to make the diagnosis of hyperparathyroidism.

Tests that may be used to evaluate hyperparathyroidism include:

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Last Updated: Dec 16, 2010 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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PubMed Parathyroid Hormone Elevated References
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