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pseudohyperparathyroidism

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pseudohyperparathyroidism pseu·do·hy·per·par·a·thy·roid·ism (sōō'dō-hī'pər-pār'ə-thī'roi-dĭz'əm)
n.
Hypercalcemia occurring in association with a malignant neoplasm but without skeletal metastases or primary hyperparathyroidism, possibly caused by the formation of parathyroid hormone by nonparathyroid tumor tissue.

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