What is secondary hyperparathyroidism?

Updated: Oct 02, 2018
  • Author: Lawrence Kim, MD, FACS, FACE; Chief Editor: Romesh Khardori, MD, PhD, FACP  more...
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Secondary hyperparathyroidism is the overproduction of parathyroid hormone secondary to hypocalcemia, typically as a result of vitamin D deficiency and/or chronic kidney disease (CKD). [31]


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