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Parathyroid Gland Cancer

Parathyroid Gland Cancer - Parathyroid glands function to control calcium in the body. There are four parathyroid glands, each of which there are two on each lobe of the thyroid gland. All glands are located at the base of the neck.

parathyroid cancer
Parathyroid cancer is a type of cancer is extremely rare. Both men and women have the potential of this cancer. This disease usually occurs in people older than 30 years. The exact cause of parathyroid cancer is unknown. People with multiple endocrine neoplasia type I have an increased risk of this disease.

Parathyroid Gland Cancer Symptoms
Parathyroid Gland Cancer Symptoms primly caused by hypercalcemia (high of calcium level in blood), and can influence any of body parts. Among other:

1. Bone pain
2. Broken bone abnormalities
3. Frequent thirst
4. Frequent urination
5. Nausea
6. Muscle weakness
7. Vomiting
8. Lack of appetite
9. Constipation
10. Fatigue
11. Kidney stones

Treatment of Gland Cancer
OPeration is the treatment that recommended, sometimes we can't know the tumor in parathyroid is cancer or not without operation.

If tests before the operation to find the suspicious gland, surgery can be unilateral (done on one side of the neck). If it is not possible to find the problem gland before surgery, the surgeon will look at both sides of the neck.

Parathyroid Gland Cancer Rating: 4.5 Diposkan Oleh: Aneuk Mit