Biopsia de paratiroides

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Biopsia de paratiroides

La biopsia de paratiroides se realiza como parte de un procedimiento quirúrgico para examinar y/ o extirpar las glándulas paratiroides debido a enfermedad. Estas glándulas pueden ser extirpadas por condiciones como el aumento de los niveles de calcio en la sangre o por un tumor. Están ubicadas cerca de la glándula tiroides y segregan la hormona paratiroidea (PTH), cuya función principal es la de controlar los niveles de calcio.

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  • Last Reviewed on 07/10/2012
  • Shabir Bhimji, MD, PhD, Specializing in Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, Midland, TX. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M. Health Solutions, Ebix, Inc.

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