Learn About Familial Hypocalciuric Hypercalcemia Type 1

What is the definition of Familial Hypocalciuric Hypercalcemia Type 1?
Familial hypocalciuric hypercalcemia (FHH) type 1 is subtype of a rare genetic (autosomal dominant) condition caused by a mutation in the calcium-sensing receptor gene (CASR). Familiar hypocalciuric hypercalcemia type 1 results in a loss of sensitivity in parathyroid and kidney cells that makes the body register high calcium levels (hypercalcemia) as normal. Familial hypocalciuric hypercalcemia type I accounts for 65% of cases.
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What are the symptoms of Familial Hypocalciuric Hypercalcemia Type 1?
Most individuals with familial hypocalciuric hypercalcemia type 1 do not have any symptoms. In rare cases, individuals with familial hypocalciuric hypercalcemia type 1may experience symptoms of weakness, fatigue, headache, constipation, excessive thirst, excessive urination, and problems focusing. Some individuals with familial hypocalciuric hypercalcemia type 1 may develop relapsing pancreatitis, a build-up of calcium deposits in the joints, and early vascular calcification.
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What are the current treatments for Familial Hypocalciuric Hypercalcemia Type 1?
For most individuals with familial hypocalciuric hypercalcemia type 1, no treatment is necessary. In patients with familial hypocalciuric hypercalcemia type 1 who have developed pancreatitis, a total parathyroidectomy may be performed.
Who are the top Familial Hypocalciuric Hypercalcemia Type 1 Local Doctors?
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University Of Oxford

Oxford, ENG, GB OX39D

Fadil Hannan is in Oxford, United Kingdom. Hannan is rated as an Elite expert by MediFind in the treatment of Familial Hypocalciuric Hypercalcemia Type 1. He is also highly rated in 10 other conditions, according to our data. His top areas of expertise are Milk-Alkali Syndrome, Autosomal Dominant Hypocalcemia, Hypercalcemia, and Familial Hypocalciuric Hypercalcemia Type 1.

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Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin

North Hills Health Center - Specialty Clinics

W129n7055 Northfield Dr 
Menomonee Falls, WI 53051

Joseph Shaker is an Endocrinologist in Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin. Dr. Shaker has been practicing medicine for over 42 years and is rated as a Distinguished doctor by MediFind in the treatment of Familial Hypocalciuric Hypercalcemia Type 1. He is also highly rated in 23 other conditions, according to our data. His top areas of expertise are Osteoporosis, Melorheostosis with Osteopoikilosis, Osteopenia, and Melorheostosis. He is licensed to treat patients in Idaho and Wisconsin. Dr. Shaker is currently accepting new patients.

 
 
 
 
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CHRISTUS Trinity Mother Frances Health System

CHRISTUS Trinity Mother Frances Medical Arts Plaza - Tyler

619 S Fleishel Ave 
Tyler, TX 75701

Sylvia Kariampuzha is an Endocrinologist in Tyler, Texas. Dr. Kariampuzha has been practicing medicine for over 27 years and is rated as a Distinguished doctor by MediFind in the treatment of Familial Hypocalciuric Hypercalcemia Type 1. She is also highly rated in 69 other conditions, according to our data. Her top areas of expertise are Thyroid Nodule, Hyperparathyroidism, Type 2 Diabetes T2D, and Parathyroid Hyperplasia. She is licensed to treat patients in Texas. Dr. Kariampuzha is currently accepting new patients.

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