Parathyroid hormone

Parathyroid hormone is a substance that helps maintain the proper amount of calcium in the blood. Parathyroid hormone is produced by the parathyroid glands in the neck.

Last Updated: June 11, 2008

Author: Bets Davis, MFA

Medical Review: Caroline S. Rhoads, MD - Internal Medicine & Matthew I. Kim, MD - Endocrinology & Metabolism

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