Published in Cancer Weekly, March 9th, 2004
"Familial isolated hyperparathyroidism (FIHP) can result occasionally from the incomplete expression of a syndromic form of familial hyperparathyroidism (HPT), specifically multiple endocrine neoplasia type 1 (MEN1), familial hypocalciuric hypercalcemia, or the hyperparathyroidism-jaw tumor syndrome (HPT-JT)," scientists in the United States report.
"The cause of FIHP has not been identified in the majority of families. We investigated 32 families with FIHP to determine the frequency of occult mutation in HRPT2, the gene causing...
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