How is secondary hyperparathyroidism differentiated from beta-2-microglobulin (beta-2m) amyloidosis?

Updated: Nov 14, 2019
  • Author: Anita Basu, MD, FACP; Chief Editor: Vecihi Batuman, MD, FASN  more...
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Secondary hyperparathyroidism is the most common bone disease found in patients with end-stage renal disease. Bone erosions, tendon ruptures, and osteosclerosis can be the source of bone pain or polyarthralgias.


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