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What is normocalcemic hyperparathyroidism?

Normocalcemic primary hyperparathyroidism is when the blood parathyroid hormone (PTH) levels are higher than normal but the blood calcium level is normal in patients who do not have secondary hyperparathyroidism. It is thought to be a mild or early form of hyperparathyroidism. Many patients with normocalcemic primary hyperparathyroidism will go on to develop classic primary hyperparathyroidism.

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