hypercalcaemia


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hypercalcaemia

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hypercalcemia

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(Medicine) med a heightened level of calcium in the blood
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Noun1.hypercalcaemia - the presence of abnormally high levels of calcium in the blood; usually the result of excessive bone resorption in hyperparathyroidism or Paget's disease
symptom - (medicine) any sensation or change in bodily function that is experienced by a patient and is associated with a particular disease
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Vitamin D is absorbed from the gut and metabolised into a chemical called calcitrol, which enhances resorption of calcium from bones and absorption of calcium from the intestine and kidney, resulting in hypercalcaemia.
Parathyroid carcinoma is a rare malignant neoplasm of the parathyroid glands which results in enlargement and excessive production of parathyroid hormone (PTH) responsible for pathologically raising calcium levels in the blood resulting in bone pain/fractures, renal stones and other signs of hypercalcaemia.
1] They can also be observed in conditions such as benign early repolarisation or hypercalcaemia, in patients with a pericardial effusion of acute onset, and in patients with other intracranial pathology not limited to injury, such as a subarachnoid haemorrhage.
Both hypercalcaemia and hypomagnesaemia was higher in PGDM group.
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.
Primary hyperparathyroidism is the most common cause of hypercalcaemia.
One patient suffered symptomatic hypercalcaemia and none suffered symptomatic hypocalcaemia.
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).