Calcium Deposits in Kidneys Common in Hypoparathyroidism

Calcium Deposits in Kidneys Common in Hypoparathyroidism

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Calcium Deposits in Kidneys Common in Hypoparathyroidism

Calcium deposits — known as calcifications — in the kidneys and higher-than-normal levels of calcium in urine are common in people with chronic hypoparathyroidism, according to a small Danish study. Notably, the presence of these calcifications was neither significantly associated with the levels of calcium in the urine or blood, nor with daily doses of vitamin D or calcium supplements, according to the study results. Further studies are needed to confirm these findings and to…

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