Hypercalcemia

  • (noun): The presence of abnormally high levels of calcium in the blood; usually the result of excessive bone resorption in hyperparathyroidism or Paget's disease.
    Synonyms: hypercalcaemia

Some articles on hypercalcemia:

Disorders Of Calcium Metabolism - Hypercalcemia
... Hypercalcemia is suspected to occur in approximately 1 in 500 adults in the general adult population ... Like hypocalcemia, hypercalcemia can be non-severe and present with no symptoms, or it may be severe, with life-threatening symptoms ... Hypercalcemia is most commonly caused by hyperparathyroidism and by malignancy, and less commonly by vitamin D intoxication, familial hypocalciuric hypercalcemia and by sarcoidosis ...
Lymphoma In Animals - Lymphoma in Dogs - Signs and Symptoms
... Hypercalcemia in these cases is caused by secretion of parathyroid hormone-related protein ... Hypercalcemia is most commonly associated with this type ... Low serum albumin levels and hypercalcemia can also occur ...
Familial Hypocalciuric Hypercalcemia
... Familial hypocalciuric hypercalcemia is a condition that can cause hypercalcemia, a serum calcium level typically above 10.2 mg/dL ... It is also known as familial benign hypocalciuric hypercalcemia (FBHH) where there is usually a family history of hypercalcemia which is mild, a urine ...
Primary Hyperparathyroidism - Signs and Symptoms
... primary hyperparathyroidism are those of hypercalcemia ... Hypercalcemia can lead to peptic ulcers and acute pancreatitis ... ulcers can be an effect of increased gastric acid secretion by hypercalcemia, but may also be part of a multiple endocrine neoplasia type 1 syndrome of both hyperparathyroid neoplasia and a gastrinoma ...
Calcium-sensing Receptor - Pathology
... that inactivate a CaSR gene cause Familial hypocalciuric hypercalcemia (FHH) (also known as Familial Benign Hypercalcemia because it is generally asymptomatic ... Patients who are homozygous for CaSR inactivating mutations have more severe hypercalcemia ...