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Familial isolated hypoparathyroidism is a group of extremely rare genetic disorders characterized by parathyroid glands that do not produce or secrete enough parathyroid hormone to maintain normal mineral balance. The parathyroid glands are part of the endocrine system, the network of glands that regulate the chemical processes within the body. Parathyroid hormone plays a vital role in regulating the levels of calcium and phosphorus in the blood. Parathyroid hormone deficiency causes low levels of calcium in the blood (hypocalcemia) and high levels of phosphorous.
The most common cause of hypoparathyroidism is damage to or removal of the parathyroid glands due to neck surgery. Hypoparathyroidism can also be caused by autoimmunity and can occur in association with a number of different underlying disorders such as autoimmune polyglandular syndrome type 1 (APS-1). Familial isolated hypoparathyroidism is caused by mutations to one of several different genes.
Hypoparathyroidism Association, Inc. PO Box 2258 Idaho Falls, ID 83403 Tel: (866)213-0394 Fax: (205)524-3857 Tel: (866)213-0394 Email: email@example.com. firstname.lastname@example.org. email@example.com. firstname.lastname@example.org Internet: http://www.hypopara.org
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Thyroid Foundation of Canada P.O. Box 298 Bath ON K0H 1G0, Canada Fax: 5146309815 Tel: 8002678822 Internet: http://www.thyroid.ca
Endocrine Society 8401 Connecticut Ave Suite 900 Chevy Chase, MD 20815 USA Tel: (301)941-0200 Fax: (301)941-0259 Tel: (888)363-6274 Email: email@example.com Internet: http://www.endo-society.org
American Thyroid Association 6066 Leesburg Pike, Suite 550 Falls Church, VA 22041 USA Tel: (703)998-8890 Fax: (703)998-8893 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Internet: http://www.thyroid.org
Hormone Health Network 8401 Connecticut Avenue Suite 900 Chevy Chase, MD 20815-5817 Fax: (310)941-0259 Tel: (800)467-6663 Email: email@example.com Internet: http://www.hormone.org/
Genetic and Rare Diseases (GARD) Information Center PO Box 8126 Gaithersburg, MD 20898-8126 Tel: (301)251-4925 Fax: (301)251-4911 Tel: (888)205-2311 TDD: (888)205-3223 Internet: http://rarediseases.info.nih.gov/GARD/
APS Type1.org 18 Rolling Hill Drive Morristown, NJ 07960 Tel: (973)886-9137 Fax: (973)734-4936 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Internet: http://www.apstype1.org
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