hypocalcemia


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Related to hypocalcemia: hypoparathyroidism, hypercalcemia

hypocalcemia

[‚hī·pō‚kal′sē·mē·ə]
(medicine)
Condition in which there are reduced levels of calcium in the blood.
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Life threatening events and fatal outcomes associated with hypocalcemia have been reported in patients treated with Sensipar[sup.
Some cases of hypocalcemia are asymptomatic, others are mildly symptomatic, and some lead to significant cardiac and neurologic complications.
Natpara (parathyroid hormone) for injection is indicated as an adjunct to calcium and vitamin D to control hypocalcemia in patients with hypoparathyroidism.
Because of instances of bone cancer in rat studies, Natpara carries a warning and is recommended only for patients whose hypocalcemia cannot be controlled by other means.
The laboratory data (Table 1) revealed severe hypocalcemia, hyperphosphatemia, and increased creatine kinase (CK).
Based on cases in the literature, "it is plausible that bone abnormalities in neonates are associated with prolonged in utero exposure to magnesium sulfate," because hypermag-nesemia can cause hypocalcemia in the developing fetus, the FDA noted.
The laboratory tests in the majority of our beta blocker intoxication patients were found to be normal, but one patient had hypoglycemia and one patient had hypocalcemia and hypopotacemia.
Features such as hypocalcemia and elevated alkaline phosphatase can also be observed.
The frequency of drug-related adverse events was similar between denosumab and zoledronic acid, although more cases of hypocalcemia were reported with the denosumab group compared with the zoledronic acid group (13% vs.
A key component of mineral metabolism in these cows is preventing hypocalcemia, which reduces dry matter intake (Hansen et al.
0 mg/dL at the time of seizure activity, and although the underlying cause of the hypocalcemia has not yet been determined, many theories have been proposed.
Mild asymptomatic hypocalcemia is commonly seen in malaria regardless of the severity of infection (2).