Hypoparathyroidism

Last updated: Friday, 06, August, 2010
CausesAppropriate Tests

Calcium, phosphate, albumin, parathyroid hormone.

If indicated - ionised calcium.

Idiopathic

Parathyroid antibodies.

Polyglandular autoimmune syndrome

Postsurgical

  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy

Hypomagnesaemia

Serum or plasma magnesium

Di George syndrome

T lymphocyte count, chest radiology.

Pseudohypoparathyroidism (types Ia, Ib, II)

Cyclic AMP - urine (pre- and post-PTH administration).