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Hypoparathyroidism is characterized by hypocalcaemia and inadequately low circulating levels of parathyroid hormone. This PrimeView focuses on the different causes of this rare condition, which include damage or inadvertent removal of the parathyroid gland during neck surgery and genetic, idiopathic and autoimmune aetiologies.

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Hypoparathyroidism. Nat Rev Dis Primers 3, 17056 (2017).

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