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Parathyroid glands (microscopic appearance)

Microscopic appearance of the parathyroid glands in man as illustrated by Swedish physician and anatomist Ivar Sandstrom in 1880. (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