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How do health care providers diagnose hypoparathyroidism?

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A health care provider will order a blood test to determine the levels of the following:

  • Parathyroid hormone
  • Calcium
  • Phosphorus
  • Creatinine
  • Magnesium
  • 25-hydroxy vitamin D1

Urine also may be tested to determine how much calcium is being removed (excreted) from the body.1


  1. Shoback, D. (2008). Hypoparathyroidism. New England Journal of Medicine, 359, 391-403. [top]

Last Updated Date: 07/31/2013
Last Reviewed Date: 07/05/2013