Parathyroid hormone (PTH) excess with symptoms owing to PTH actions:
Decreases urinary Ca2+ loss
Increases urinary PO42− loss
Stimulates vitamin D conversion from 25(OH)-D to 1,25(OH)-D...
Anorexia, nausea, vomiting
Cardiac monitor if:
Ca2+ level >14 mg/dL
Hydrate with IV 0.9% NS.
Corrected calcium >14 mg/dL
Evidence of abnormal cardiac rhythm or conduction
Not meeting admission criteria
Able to m...
The hypercalcemia of hyperparathyroidism is rarely symptomatic and Ca2+ level rarely >14. (Higher levels are most frequently attributable to neoplastic disease)
The importance of...
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252.00 Hyperparathyroidism, unspecified
252.01 Primary hyperparathyroidism
252.02 Secondary hyperparathyroidism, non-renal
252.08 Other hyperparathyroidism
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