Biochemical analyses revealed mild hypercalcemia
(ionized calcium level, 6.
after induction of euthyroidism is an indication to measure parathyroid hormone levels.
The mechanism of development of hypercalcemia
associated with this tumor is unclear.
The calcium concentrations were so high that the possibility of intravenous contamination of the sample was investigated, at which point the laboratory discovered that the patient was receiving an intravenous bolus of calcium chloride solution with a therapeutic goal of significant hypercalcemia
At the time of discharge, his hypercalcemia
, sepsis, and DIC have all resolved, however, his cognitive impairment persisted.
Parathyroid disease is often associated with symptoms related to hypercalcemia
such as osteopenia, depression, bone pain, weakness, and nephrolithiasis.
Calcitriol, however, may cause more hypercalcemia
Acute kidney injury and chronic kidney disease as well as electrolyte abnormalities such as hypercalcemia
, hyponatremia and hypernatremia, hypokalemia and hyperkalemia, and hypomagnesemia.
For PHPT, hypercalcemia
associated with increased PTH levels posed diagnosis.
It provides step-by-step diagnosis, imaging, and management guidelines for specific conditions including hypocalcemia, hypercalcemia
, rickets, phosphate disorders, and osteoporosis.
We found that even in those with high levels of vitamin D over 50 ng/mL, there was not an increased risk of hypercalcemia
, or elevated serum calcium, with increasing levels of vitamin D," says study co-author Thomas D.
(elevated calcium in the blood) is also noted in a variety of conditions such as hyperparathyroidism, hypervitaminosis D, bone neoplasms, milk-alkali syndrome (seen in patients who ingest large amounts of milk or alkali for relief of gastric acidity associated with peptic ulcer disease), sarcoidosis, thyrotoxicosis, multiple myeloma, and polycythemia rubra vera.