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Pseudohypoparathyroidism (PHP) refers to a heterogeneous group of disorders characterized by target organ (bone and kidney) resistance to parathyroid hormone (PTH). In all its forms, PHP is characterized by hypocalcemia, hyperphosphatemia, and supranormal plasma concentrations of PTH. Fuller Albright first suggested hormone resistance as the mechanism of disease in his 1942 report of several patients who apparently had biochemical hypoparathyroidism. These patients failed to respond to an injection of...

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