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 develop mainly symptoms secondary to hypocalcemia:
However, hypocalcemia in children and adolescents is of...
Lab studies (every 6 months): PTH, Ca (targeting a normal range of serum and ionized Ca), phosphorus, alkaline phosphatase, calcitonin, Cr
Mantovani G. Clinical review: pseudohypoparathyroidism: diagnosis and treatment. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2011;96(10):3020–3030. [View Abstract on OvidMedline]
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58976002 Pseudohypoparathyroidism (disorder)
58833000 Pseudohypoparathyroidism type I A
PHP is similar to hypoparathyroidism, but the signs are due to resistance to PTH rather than from the lack of PTH; hence, the term “pseudo.”
PHP is characterized by hypocalcemia and hyp...
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