pseudohyperparathyroidism

[ sōō′dō-hī′pər-păr′ə-thīroi-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.

Nearby words

  1. pseudohematuria,
  2. pseudohemophilia,
  3. pseudohermaphrodite,
  4. pseudohermaphroditism,
  5. pseudohernia,
  6. pseudohypertrophic muscular dystrophy,
  7. pseudohypertrophy,
  8. pseudohyponatremia,
  9. pseudohypoparathyroidism,
  10. pseudoicterus


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