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hypercalcemia

[‚hī·pər‚kal′sē·mē·ə]
(medicine)
Excessive amounts of calcium in the blood. Also known as calcemia.
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Systemic iCa imbalance remained as the most challenging aspect, with hypocalcaemia being much more common than hypercalcaemia. Though severe episodes were all related to operational errors, asymptomatic hypocalcaemia during and immediately after dialysis were common among the patients.
Investigation and management of hypercalcaemia in children.
(8.) Playford EG, Bansal AS, Looke DF, Whitby M, Hogan PG Hypercalcaemia and elevated 1,25(OH)(2)D(3) levels associated with disseminated Mycobacterium avium infection in AIDS.
The elevated calcium levels in the fetus suppress the fetal parathyroid glands and relieve the maternal hypercalcaemia. After delivery, the calcium infusion to the fetus is stopped abruptly, and the neonatal calcium level is not maintained by the suppressed parathyroid glands.
In this present study, higher levels of TAP, hypercalcaemia, and white race were associated with increased risk of death.
The patient did not show typical complications of MM, such as bone pain, skeletal destruction with osteolytic lesions, pathological fractures, limited mobility, hypercalcaemia, renal failure, and end-organ/tissue damage [34, 35].
Gigantomastia--definition and association with hypercalcaemia. J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg.
Primary hyperparathyroidism is the most common cause of hypercalcaemia. A single parathyroid adenoma is usually its cause.
The condition is due to prolonged hypercalcaemia with the formation of small crystal aggregates.
However, many recent studies have reported that some of these drugs are associated with severe health risk factors including breast cancer, endometritis, thromboembolism, hypercalcaemia, osteonecrosis of the jaw, and atrial fibrillation (Deal 2009; 0'Regan and Gradishar 2001; Reinmark and Mosekilde 2011).
This proliferation results in extensive skeletal involvement, with osteolytic lesions, anaemia, hypercalcaemia and/or soft tissue plasmacytomas (2).