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Swedish physician and anatomist Ivar Sandstrom (1852-1889)

In 1880, Sandstrom identified the parathyroid glands in man and various other mammals. (Courtesy of Wikipedia and Wellcome Library. Public domain.)

Associated Disorders

  • Acute and chronic renal failure
  • Endocrine disorders
  • Familial hypocalciuric hypercalcemia
  • Granulomatous disorders
  • Infantile hypercalcemia (Williams syndrome)
  • Malignancy
  • Milk-alkali syndrome
  • Primary hyperparathyroidism