hypercalcemia


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Synonyms for hypercalcemia

the presence of abnormally high levels of calcium in the blood

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Here, we report a case of a neonate with subcutaneous fat necrosis who surprisingly developed hypocalcemia instead of hypercalcemia.
Although the preference for hypercalcemia drugs in developed countries is increasing, the use of hypercalcemia drugs in combination with other therapies will help maintain the adoption rates.
1) Recently proposed guidelines for the management of SFN include weekly monitoring of calcium levels until 1 month of age and monthly until 6 months of age or after resolution of the cutaneous lesion, and more frequently if hypercalcemia is documented.
Hypercalcemia is most commonly caused by malignancy or primary hyperparathyroidism [sup][1],[2],[3] and is also associated with granulomatous diseases.
7) The previous cases in the literature and this case demonstrate that if a patient presents with hypercalcemia and hyperthyroidism, if, on correcting the thyroid function, the calcium level does not normalise it is important to check the parathyroid hormone level.
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Hypercalcemia can result from increased calcium entry into circulation (via increased bone resorption or intestinal absorption), or as a result of decreased urinary excretion.
Hypercalcemia above 14mg/dL is often attributed to malignancy, but patients with HIV warrant further investigation into opportunistic infections such as Mycobacterium aviumintracellulare (MAI).
The decision was made to perform a total mastectomy due to unbearable size of breasts not being reduced after delivery, as well as respiratory and cardiac complications and also hypercalcemia.
He has had a positive history of renal stone due to hypercalcemia without surgical intervention.
The risk of hypercalcemia and the potentially increased risk of vascular calcifications with calcium-based binders have led some nephrologists to favor non-calcium-based products.
It may be precipitated hypercalcemia, hypovolemia, intravenous contrast, or nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs.
6] Hyperthyroid patients have been reported with hypercalcemia, [7] while there are also reports of hypocalcemia in hyperthyroid patients, with 26% of hyperthyroid patients in India showing hypocalcemia.
Concomitantly, the patient developed hypercalcemia secondary to transient acute renal failure of undetermined etiology and was also found to have leukocytosis with peripheral eosinophilia.
Hypercalcemia secondary to the secretion of parathyroid hormone (PTH) plays a major role in the pathogenesis, but other mechanisms may be involved.