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Parathyroid Hormone

Parathyroid hormone is a substance that helps maintain the proper amount of calcium in the blood. Parathyroid hormone is produced by the parathyroid glands in the neck.

By Healthwise Staff
Primary Medical Reviewer E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine
Specialist Medical Reviewer Matthew I. Kim, MD - Endocrinology
Last Revised April 5, 2012

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Last Updated: April 05, 2012
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