Disorders of parathyroid gland

hypoparathyroidism: Hypoparathyroidism is is an endocrine disorder in which the parathyroid glands in the neck do not produce enough parathyroid hormone (PTH). Common signs and symptoms includeabdominal pain, brittle nails, cataracts, dry hair and skin,muscle cramps,tetany, pain in the face, legs, and feet, seizures, tingling sensation,and weakened tooth enamel (in children). It may be caused byinjury to the parathyroid glands (e.g., during surgery). Other causes, include low blood magnesium levels, a side effect of radioactive iodine treatment for hyperthyroidism , metabolic alkalosis , DiGeorge syndrome , and type I polyglandular autoimmune syndrome . The goal of treatment is to restore the calcium and mineral balance in the body.

Endpoint definition

Long name Disorders of parathyroid gland
Hospital Discharge registry ICD-10: E20/E21
Cause of Death registry ICD-10: E21/E20
Level in the ICD-hierarchy 3
First defined in version DF2

Summary Statistics

Key figures

All Female Male
Number of individuals 3341 2559 782
Unadjusted prevalence (%) 1.54 2.08 0.83
Mean age at first event (years) 61.86 62.15 60.89
Case fatality at 5-years (%) 6.17 5.63 7.93

Longitudinal metrics

All Female Male
Median nb. of events per indiv. 2.0 2.0 2.0
Recurrence at 6 months (%) 54.21 55.90 49.26

Survival analyses between endpoints


before Disorders of parathyroid gland
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