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Primary HPT

Primary hyperparathyroidism (pHPT) is the most common condition associated with the parathyroids. This disease is typically associated with high calcium levels. It is caused by one or more parathyroid tumors or parathyroid hyperplasia (enlargement of all four parathyroids).