What causes hypoparathyroidism?
The most common cause of hypoparathyroidism is removal or damage of the parathyroid glands during neck surgery. But there are other causes such as radioactive iodine treatment for hyperparathyroidism, as well as some rare autoimmune diseases.
Author: Idan Ben-Barak
First answered: 13 Jul 2015
Last reviewed: 19 May 2018
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