Parathyroid glands are small glands located in the neck behind the thyroid. They control calcium levels within the blood and bones.
Below are diseases & conditions associated with the parathyroid.
|Vitamin D Deficiency
||Disorder caused by insufficient amounts of vitamin D in the body, which leads to softening and weakening of the bones.
||A disease that weakens bones caused by insufficient amounts of vitamin D or because of a digestive or kidney disorder.
||A disease which causes causes bones to weaken and increases the risk of bone fractures.
||Condition in which the body produces excess parathyroid hormone.
||Condition caused by high levels of calcium in the blood.
||Condition in which the body produces low levels of parathyroid hormone.
||Condition in which there exist low levels of calcium in the blood.
||Cancer associated with extremely high parathyroid hormone (PTH) levels.