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What is recurrent hyperparathyroidism?

Recurrent hyperparathyroidism means that your calcium level is elevated again after a period of normalization. The period is arbitrarily set up to 6 months after your parathyroid exploration. This is usually caused by re-growth of abnormal parathyroid tissue.

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