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Hypoparathyroidism MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Hypoparathyroidism
Tree Number(s)
C19.642.482
Unique ID
D007011
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D007011
Scope Note
A condition caused by a deficiency of PARATHYROID HORMONE (or PTH). It is characterized by HYPOCALCEMIA and hyperphosphatemia. Hypocalcemia leads to TETANY. The acquired form is due to removal or injuries to the PARATHYROID GLANDS. The congenital form is due to mutations of genes, such as TBX1; (see DIGEORGE SYNDROME); CASR encoding CALCIUM-SENSING RECEPTOR; or PTH encoding parathyroid hormone.
Entry Term(s)
Idiopathic Hypoparathyroidism
NLM Classification #
WK 300
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2009/07/31
Hypoparathyroidism Preferred
Idiopathic Hypoparathyroidism Narrower
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