Primary hyperparathyroidism is a disorder of the parathyroid glands. Most people with this disorder have one or more enlarged, overactive parathyroid glands that secrete too much parathyroid hormone. 

Below are some links dealing with hyperparathyroidism:

National Institutes of Health


The Mayo Clinic


Information from the New York Thyroid Center and Columbia College of Medicine 


EndocrinWeb - Extensive Information about Hyperparathyroidism and Parathyroid Surgery


Information from the Gale Encyclopedia of Alternative Medicine


Hyperparathyroidism and Pets

Information from Holly Frisby, DVM, MS, Veterinary Services Department


Hyperparathyroidism: Rare presentation of Maternal Primary Hyperparathyroidism


Abstracts from the British Journal of Medicine


Information from Grand Rounds Archives, Baylor College of Medicine

Primary Hyperparathyroidism: Causes, Incidence and Risk Factors -


Information from


Extensive information about the endocrine system, including information on Hypo and Hyper Parathyroidism

Minimally invasive radio-guided parathyroidectomy.  View a short video of a radio-guided parathyroidectomy at Mountainside Hospital in Montclair, New Jersey.  This is a new method of treating Hyper-Parathyroidism using very localized radiation therapy to treat Hyper-parathyroidism.




Jim Norman, MD of the Norman Endocrine Surgery Clinic, Florida


Unfortunately there are no associations dedicated to hyperparathyroidism at this time.  We will continue to try to provide information for those suffering from this disorder.




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