"Hyperparathyroidism, Secondary" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
Abnormally elevated PARATHYROID HORMONE secretion as a response to HYPOCALCEMIA. It is caused by chronic KIDNEY FAILURE or other abnormalities in the controls of bone and mineral metabolism, leading to various BONE DISEASES, such as RENAL OSTEODYSTROPHY.
- Hyperparathyroidism, Secondary
- Secondary Hyperparathyroidism
- Hyperparathyroidisms, Secondary
- Secondary Hyperparathyroidisms
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