Primary Hyperparathyroidism

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Primary Hyperparathyroidism is an endocrine disorder mainly caused by a parathyroid adenoma producing too much parathyroid hormone. Parathyroid hormone increases calcium levels and causes symptoms such as bone pain, kidney stones and peptic ulcer disease. In addition to these objective symptoms, a poorer quality of life and neuropsychological symptoms such as mood swings, depression, and anxiety are observed in a considerable number of patients.


Public Health Peptic Ulcer Social Policy Poor Quality Parathyroid Hormone 
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