How is hypoparathyroidism differentiated from pseudohypoparathyroidism types I and II in patients with hypocalcemia?

Updated: Aug 08, 2019
  • Author: Manish Suneja, MD, FASN, FACP; Chief Editor: Vecihi Batuman, MD, FASN  more...
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Urinary cyclic adenosine monophosphate (cAMP) may help differentiate hypoparathyroidism from pseudohypoparathyroidism types I and II. Urinary cAMP levels are generally elevated in hypoparathyroidism.


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