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CaPTHUS Model of Kebebew et al for Evaluating a Patient with Primary Hyperparathyroidism

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Endocrinology, Nutrition & Dermatology
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Kebebew et al developed the CaPTHUS (calcium, parathyroid hormone, ultrasound) model for evaluating a patient with primary hyperparathyroidism. This can help determine if the disorder is due to involvement of one or more than one parathyroid glands. The authors are from the University of California in San Francisco.

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