How is hereditary hypoparathyroidism differentiated from acquired hypoparathyroidism?

Updated: Aug 08, 2019
  • Author: Manish Suneja, MD, FASN, FACP; Chief Editor: Vecihi Batuman, MD, FASN  more...
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Hypoparathyroidism can be hereditary or acquired. The hereditary and acquired varieties share the same symptoms, although hereditary hypoparathyroidism tends to have a gradual onset. [9]


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