Hyperparathyroidism

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Acceptability at Recruitment

QUALIFIED

Acceptability at CT / Work-Up

QUALIFIED

Individual at Risk

Recipient

Explanation of Condition

The parathyroid gland controls levels of calcium in the body. High parathyroid hormone levels cause high blood calcium, which can lead to kidney problems, constipation, depression and confusion.

Guidance

Acceptable if mild or surgically resected parathyoid adenoma.

Unacceptable if due to malignancy.

Pseudonyms or Related Conditions

Parathyroid adenoma

Parathyroid adenocarcinoma

Version

Version 1, Edition 1

Date of Last Update

15th June 2012