hypercalcemia

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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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Hypercalcaemia in a patient with AIDS and Mycobacterium avium intracellulare infection.
However, patients with IgD multiple myeloma were younger at time of presentation, had a male predominance; and higher rate of bone lesions, anaemia, hypercalcaemia and renal failure (4,6,7).
Although the results of most previous studies indicate that doing exercises especially moderate activities are crucially important in controlling cardiovascular and hypercalcaemia diseases, inactive lifestyle and obesity has been recognized as one of the top 10 problems of health by World Health Organization.
Parathyroid carcinoma versus parathyroidadenoma in patients with profound hypercalcaemia.
1] Etiology of Acute Pancreatitis are alcoholism, gall stone, ischemia, drug induced, hyperparathyroidism, hypercalcaemia, trauma, ERCP, mechanical Obstruction, pancreas divisum, autoimmune, hereditary, infectious, malnutrition, scorpion bite, hyperlipoprotenemia, pregnancy.
It is characterized by hypercalcaemia and elevation of parathyroid hormone.
Hypercalcaemia or hypokalaemia may both cause constipation by interfering with normal muscle function.
Associated autoimmune hemolytic anemia, hypercalcaemia, low parathormone level, bone and bone marrow replacement with Diffuse Large B Cell Lymphoma suggested a bone lymphoma with ectopic parathyroid hormone like protein production.
Hypercalcaemia is observed in up to 11% of patients; however, hypercalciuria is more frequent (40% of patients) and renal calculi are not uncommon (10%).
In addition to chemotherapy, prophylaxis and supportive treatment of bone destruction, pain, anaemia, renal failure, fatigue, infections, hypercalcaemia, and emotional distress are essential parts of the therapeutic management of myeloma patients.
hypothryoidism, vitamin B or folic acid deficiency, niacin deficiency, hypercalcaemia, neurosyphyllis, HIV infection) 3.