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Treatment of primary hyperparathyroidism

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What are the benefits of surgery?

The main benefit of curing primary hyperparathyroidism with a parathyroidectomy is the potential to fix any/all of the signs and symptoms of the disease. Please see the individual Signs and Symptoms sections for a more detailed discussion of these benefits, but the most important improvements after parathyroid surgery include:

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