How common is primary hyperparathyroidism ?

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Hi. I just wondered if anyone has any idea how common it is to have primary hyperparathyroidism?

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    I googled the question and got this: "In the United States, about 100,000 people develop primary hyperparathyroidism each year. The disorder is diagnosed most often in people between age 50 and 60, and women are affected about three times as often as men." [footnotes removed.]
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