What is pseudohypoparathyroidism

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What is pseudohypoparathyroidism?

In contrast to hypoparathyroidism, in which the synthesis or secretion of PTH is impaired or absent, in pseudohypoparathyroidism, target tissues are unresponsiveness to the actions of PTH. Chronic hypocalcemia in this disorder leads to hyperplastic parathyroid glands and increased levels of PTH.

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