We are seeing more patients with hypercalcemia associated with taking calcium carbonate and other supplements. ... Patients may come in very ill, with their confusion related to the hypercalcemia,” he said.
A. Acute kidney injury. B. Fracture-related hypercalcemia. C. Humoral hypercalcemia of malignancy. ... Therefore, furosemide should no longer be recommended as part of the management of hypercalcemia.
One involved a 72-year-old male patient with a medical history of hypertension who was admitted to the hospital from clinic for hypercalcemia (11.2 mg/dL) found on routine ... I would go to MDCalc.com,” Dr. Badlani said. “I type in the patient's
The latest issue of ACP Hospitalist is online and includes stories about ethics in hospital medicine, inpatient hypercalcemia, compassion fatigue and more. ... The latest issue of ACP Hospitalistis online and includes stories about ethics in hospital
A 49-year-old woman with bipolar disorder was admitted after she was noted to have significant hypercalcemia on routine labs. ... Lithium is thought to increase the threshold at which the parathyroid gland senses elevated serum calcium, such that
Some of this issue's topics include ethics in the hospital, diagnosis and treatment of hypercalcemia, and compassion fatigue. ... In our clinical coverage this month, we examine the most likely manifestations of inpatient hypercalcemia —and how to
The Brief Case section features a collection of individual cases—hypercalcemia of malignancy, euglycemic diabetic ketoacidosis, VTE in Klinefelter syndrome, and more.
Hypercalcemia is most commonly caused by alterations in calcium absorption from the gut and bone resorption due to primary hyperparathyroidism, malignancy, and granulomatous diseases. ... The development of hypercalcemia in this patient is unlikely.
I would go to MDCalc.com,” Dr. Badlani said. “I type in the patient's values, and it tells me this is definitely a real hypercalcemia.”. ... Continuing with his patient with hypercalcemia, Dr. Badlani said he would use ACP's Physician's Information
In this case, glucocorticoid therapy has the added benefit of directly treating the hypercalcemia and plasma cell myeloma. ... Hypercalcemia is most common among patients with multiple myeloma and breast, renal, and lung cancer.