The Journal of Rare Disorders: Diagnosis and Therapy has published an article about Pseudohypoparathyroidism. PHP is a rare inherited disease. In it, the secretion of parathyroid hormone parathormone is normal. An abnormality is detected at the receptors. Most often the disease occurs in childhood with manifestation after three years of age. There are three known types as the first type (PHP1B) is the most common type. Symptoms are characterized by low height, obesity, low levels of calcium and phosphorus in the blood, short neck, rounded face, limb ankles. Subcutaneous calcifications are observed. Аn extended article about Pseudohypoparathyroidism, calcification of soft tissue and description of clinical cases can be found here.
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