Pseudohypoparathyroidism (PHP) is similar to hypoparathyroidism in its presentation, but, rather than resulting from the body's lack of parathyroid hormone (PTH) production, the signs are due t...
Patients may develop symptoms secondary to hypocalcemia.
However, hypocalcemia in children and adolescents is often a...
Severe symptomatic hypocalcemia should be initially treated with IV Ca, bolus ...
Lab studies (every 6 months): PTH, Ca (targeting a normal range of serum and ionized Ca), phosphorus, alkaline phosphatase, calcitonin, Cr (yearly)
58976002 Pseudohypoparathyroidism (disorder)
58833000 Pseudohypoparathyroidism type I A
PHP is characterized by hypocalcemia and hyperphosphatemia with elevated PTH.
Diagnosis is confirmed with PTH infusion and failure to see normal PO4 and Ca level responses.
Treatment is ...
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