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ea0070aep179 | Bone and Calcium | ECE2020

Modeling to estimate the prevalence of chronic hypoparathyroidism in the absence of population-based studies

Ayodele Olulade , Zhang Nicole

Hypoparathyroidism is a rare endocrine disorder characterized by insufficient parathyroid hormone levels in the blood, low serum calcium and elevated serum phosphate. Studies evaluating the prevalence of chronic hypoparathyroidism (cHypoPT) are limited, and it is challenging to compare prevalence estimates owing tothe rarity of the disease and the difficulty of differentiating transient from permanent or cHypoPTin secondary data analyses. PublishedcHypoPTprevalence is between ...