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Secondary Hyperparathyroidism Underlying Cause

Secondary hyperparathyroidism is caused by an illness outside of the parathyroid glands. The illness, in turn, affects the parathyroid gland.

Causes of secondary hyperparathyroidism include:

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Last Updated: Feb 9, 2011 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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