hypocalcemia


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hy·po·cal·ce·mi·a

 (hī′pō-kăl-sē′mē-ə)
n.
An abnormally low concentration of calcium in the blood.

hy•po•cal•ce•mi•a

(ˌhaɪ poʊ kælˈsi mi ə)

n.
an abnormally small amount of calcium in the blood.
[1920–25]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hypocalcemia - abnormally low level of calcium in the blood; associated with hypoparathyroidism or kidney malfunction or vitamin D deficiency
symptom - (medicine) any sensation or change in bodily function that is experienced by a patient and is associated with a particular disease
hypercalcaemia, hypercalcemia - the presence of abnormally high levels of calcium in the blood; usually the result of excessive bone resorption in hyperparathyroidism or Paget's disease
Translations

hy·po·cal·ce·mi·a

n. hipocalcemia, nivel de calcio en la sangre anormalmente bajo.

hypocalcemia

n hipocalcemia
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Subclinical hypocalcemia, plasma biochemical parameters, lipid metabolism, postpartum disease, and fertility in postparturient dairy cows.
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sup][5] Total parathyroidectomy with autotransplantation may be preferable in patients who will require long-term hemodialysis after surgery, and total parathyroidectomy without autotransplantation should be prohibited in patients who have a better chance of receiving kidney transplantation because of the risks of iatrogenic hypoparathyroidism and hypocalcemia after kidney transplantation.
Hypocalcemia is an important nutritional metabolic disease of dairy cows that occurs from 0 to 3 days after calving and is characterized by a reduction in serum calcium (Ca) concentration that does not return to normal for several days.
PDM is important with regards to complications as macrosomy, increasing risk for intrauterin death, congenital malformation, hyperbilirubinemia, polistemia, hypocalcemia.
Objective: To determine the frequency of hypocalcemia in term neonates with jaundice receiving phototherapy.
The diagnostic sensitivity of a formula for hypocalcemia was defined as the percentage of identified cases that truly had hypocalcemia, based on [iCa.
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The most common side effects of zoledronic acid therapy include post-dose reaction, hypocalcemia, and renal toxicity.
The patient also experienced transient asymptomatic hypocalcemia, which responded to oral calcium supplementation.
Since hypocalcemia is independently associated with increased mortality, it is not surprising that calcium supplementation is associated with improved outcome," the authors write.