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;
Common causes include ampullary obstruction, excess consumption of alcohol, hypertriglyceridemia, hypercalcemia, infection, medication, and trauma.
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
Numerous medications, iodinated contrast agents, and hypercalcemia may reduce glomerular capillary pressure through afferent arteriolar vasoconstriction.
The patient reported a 30-pound weight loss over three months, and he was noted to have hypercalcemia (11.5 mg/dL) and acute kidney injury (serum creatinine 2.8
It is characterized by the triad of hypercalcemia, metabolic alkalosis, and acute kidney injury. ... As in our patient, it is important to consider the effect of thiazide diuretics on hypercalcemia.
The patient's hypercalcemia durably resolved after splenectomy. The patient was diagnosed with refractory hypercalcemia secondary to splenic sarcoidosis. ... Clinical indications for splenectomy are hypersplenism, refractory hypercalcemia, functional
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
patients with a history of bone malignancy, Paget disease of bone, hypercalcemia, or history of skeletal irradiation.
McNally said. The ACG guidelines recommend 250 to 500 mL of Lactated Ringer's solution per hour unless the patient has cardiovascular, renal, hypercalcemia or other comorbidities.