Search results for "Hypercalcemia"

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A collection of individual cases

Hypercalcemia of malignancy is common, reported in 20% to 30% of patients with cancer. ... Hypercalcemia can manifest as confusion, weakness, pain, gastrointestinal symptoms, polyuria, and kidney stones.
November 2017

Bonus online case: Cannabis-induced acute pancreatitis

Investigation for less common causes, including medications (sulfonamides, diuretics, didanosine, pentamidine, azathioprine), hypercalcemia, viruses (mumps, hepatitis B, HIV, herpes simplex virus), bacteria (Mycoplasma, Salmonella, Legionella),
November 2019

The Brief Case: Cases from 3 hospitals in Puerto Rico

The classic electrolyte abnormalities include hyperkalemia, hyponatremia, and hypercalcemia, which were not seen in our patient.
September 2014

Oncologic horrors in the hospital

Metabolic problems that lead to emergent treatment for cancer patients include tumor lysis syndrome (TLS) and hypercalcemia. ... Unfortunately, hypercalcemia with a known cancer diagnosis has a poor prognosis and may best be treated palliatively, he added
June 2014

MKSAP quiz on osteoporosis

patients with a history of bone malignancy, Paget disease of bone, hypercalcemia, or history of skeletal irradiation.
September 2011

A collection of individual cases

Hypercalcemia and hypercalciuria are present in 10% to 20% and 30% to 50% of patients with sarcoidosis, respectively. ... Hypercalcemia in sarcoidosis is due to excess conversion of calcidiol to calcitriol by activated macrophages in the lung and lymph
November 2016

Cases from San Francisco General Hospital

While derangements from his initial chemistry panel resolved with hydration, the etiology of the hypercalcemia remained unclear. ... The differential diagnosis of hypercalcemia may be broad but is narrowed when examined in conjunction with a low anion gap
January 2014

The Brief Case: Cases from Mount Sinai Medical Center

The patient was admitted with hypercalcemia and acute kidney failure. He received vigorous hydration and hemodialysis. ... Kidney involvement is related to hypercalcemia, granulomatous interstitial nephritis, tubular dysfunction, and glomerular disease;
July 2014

coding corner Sometimes a clinician may be convinced that ...

Common causes include ampullary obstruction, excess consumption of alcohol, hypertri-glyceridemia, hypercalcemia, infection, medication, and trauma.
September 2017

Thinking about our thinking as physicians

We also discussed the concept in our March 2008 ACP Internist column, “Patient's doubts about diagnosis prompt a second opinion, “ in a case of hypercalcemia in the setting of myeloma
October 2011

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