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most common cause of primary hyperparathyroidism

parathyroid gland adenoma

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osteitis fibrosa cystica

brown tumors

3

brown tumors are assc'd with?

primary hyperparathyroidism

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solitary tumor, older women,1 gram size

parathyroid adenoma

5

no fat cells, chief cells, thin rim of normal parathyroid tissue

parathyroid adenoma

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polygonal chief cells with small centrally placed nuclei, with variation in nuclear size

parathyroid adenoma

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2nd most common cause of hyperparathyroidism

parathyroid hyperplasia

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which cause of hyperparathyroidism affects all 3 glands?

parathyroid hyperplasia

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who is parathyroid hyperplasia most common in?

ppl with MEN

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what is secondary hyperparathyroidism?

parathyroid hyperplasia due to hypocalcemia from disease process extrinsic to PT gland

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most common cause of secondary hyperparathyroidism

chronic renal failure

12

parathyroid carcinoma is characterized by

thick fibrous bands

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most common cause of hypoparathyroidism

autoimmune disorder

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what syndrome can also cause hypoparathyroidism

DiGeorge syndrome

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hypoparathyroidism will have ____Ca, _____serum phosphate

decr; incr

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tx of hypoparathyroidism

1. vit D
2. Ca gluconate cookies
3. recombinant human PTH