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 on hyperparathyroidism:

Guidelines for the Management of Asymptomatic Primary Hyperparathyroidism: Summary Statement from the Fourth International Workshop (Aug 2014; JCEM)


National Institutes of Health


The Mayo Clinic


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


EndocrineWeb - 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






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