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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The most popular hypothesis of hypercalcemia in SCFN is the extrarenal production of 1, 25-[(OH).sub.2][D.sub.3], leading to increased intestinal absorption of calcium.
In adults, hypercalcemia related with malignancies is observed frequently in breast cancer, multiple myeloma, non-Hodgkin lymphoma, T cell leukemia, renal cell carcinoma and squamous cell carcinomas of the lung (2, 3).
Diffuse large B-cell lymphoma presenting with hypercalcemia and multiple osteo- lysis.
Patients with moderate hypercalcemia who have normal renal and cardiovascular function present no special preoperative problems.
To our knowledge, this study is the first to compare first-line treatment options for hypercalcemia due to vitamin D intoxication.
The septic screen was sent soon after the admission and the laboratory reports in the evening as shown in Table 1 were suggestive of hypercalcemia 14.5 md/dl (Normal range - 8.7-10.4 mg/dL) Keeping in view fever, pending the culture reports, broad-spectrum antibiotics were started.
Multiple myeloma is characterized clinically by osseous involvement favoring the axial skeleton with associated pain and sequelae, hypercalcemia, chronic renal insufficiency, anemia, and the presence of monoclonal immunoglobulin (Ig, M protein) in serum and/or urine.
Subcutaneous fat necrosis is associated with hypercalcemia, so "it is important to check frequently, as hypercalcemia can occur weeks after the nodules resolve," he commented.
WEDNESDAY, April 18, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- A cell-based biomedical tattoo can detect hypercalcemia associated with cancer in a murine model, according to an experimental study published in the April 18 issue of Science Translational Medicine.
Symptomatic hypercalcemia is seen in a small proportion of cases (approximately 5%) and rarely causes kidney damage.
In rare cases, however, green urine is a sign of the rare genetic disease familial hypercalcemia, which causes abnormally high calcium levels in the blood.
High blood calcium is a condition called hypercalcemia. The symptoms of hypercalcemia include feeling sick or being sick, poor appetite or loss of appetite, feeling very thirsty, passing urine often, constipation or diarrhea, abdominal pain, muscle weakness or pain, bone pain, feeling confused, or feeling tired." Levels above 150 ng/ml are considered potentially toxic and could be harmful to your health."