hypocalcemia


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Related to hypocalcemia: hypoparathyroidism, hypercalcemia
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Synonyms for hypocalcemia

abnormally low level of calcium in the blood

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Patients, particularly those with a history of seizure disorder, should be carefully monitored for the occurrence of low serum calcium or symptoms of hypocalcemia.
Since differences in the definition of hypocalcemia and the subjectivity involved in the initiation of treatment have fostered a wide variation in management practices, even within a single center, the resulting uncertainty and confusion among patients and hospital staff can lead to delayed discharge after thyroid surgery.
The most common adverse reactions associated with Natpara and occurring in greater than 10% of individuals were: paresthesia, hypocalcemia, headache, hypercalcemia, nausea, and hypoesthesia, diarrhea, vomiting, arthralgia, hypercalciuria and pain in extremity.
Intravenous calcium-gluconate was given to one patient who had hypocalcemia.
24] The acute phase reactions and renal impairment monitoring associated with zoledronic acid are avoided with denosumab; however, the rate of hypocalcemia was higher for denosumab.
Hypocalcemia is a particular concern in the newly calved cow, where the sudden demand for calcium at the onset of lactation severely tests the calcium homeostatic capabilities of the animal (Goff, 2008).
Key words: hypocalcemia, hypomagnesemia, seizures, calcitriol, calcium, magnesium, avian, African grey parrot, Psittacus erithacus
Another hypothesis for malaria-associated hypocalcemia relates to the changes in phosphate metabolism.
Decreased calcitriol causes reduced calcium absorption in the intestine, which leads to hypocalcemia.
Leading experts discuss such topics as the physiology of calcium, magnesium and phosphate metabolism, the pitfalls of bone density mapping and a thorough review of the latest knowledge on disorders such as hypocalcemia, rickets and osteoporosis.
Symptomatic hypocalcemia is a significant postoperative morbidity for patients undergoing parathyroid surgery (6).
The diagnosis can be overlooked or delayed and is usually only suspected when recalcitrant hypocalcemia or even tetany and convulsions are noted in the neonate or infant.
AIM: To report a rare case of acute myocarditis induced by severe vitamin D deficiency and related hypocalcemia.
Seven patients had hypocalcemia in phase A, whereas 11 patients had hypocalcemia in phase B.