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International Journal of Medical and Pharmaceutical Case Reports, 2394-109X,Vol.: 1, Issue.: 1 (July-September)

Case Study

Hypercalcemia in Malignancy; the Second Great Masquerader


Adam H. Miller1*, Marcelo Sandoval1, Jayne Viets-UpChurch1, Arun Jacob1 and Maggie Q. Ma1

1Department of Emergency Medicine, Division of Internal Medicine, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, United States.

Article Information


(1) Rahul S. Khupse, Assistant Professor, Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Findlay, USA.


(1) Patorn Piromchai, Khon Kaen University, Thailand.

(2) Anonymous.

(3) Anonymous.

Complete Peer review History: http://www.sciencedomain.org/review-history/5350


Hypercalcemia in malignancy can present with metabolic derangement, generalized weakness, altered mental status, renal compromise, cardiac dysrhythmias including atrial fibrillation and bradycardia, abdominal pain and/or shortness of breath amongst many other clinical manifestations. We present three cases of hypercalcemia in patients with malignancies; followed by discussion of hypercalcemia including etiology, clinical presentation and treatment.

Keywords :

Hypercalcemia; malignancy; cancer; clinical manifestations; management, dysrhythmia.

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DOI : 10.9734/IJMPCR/2014/11240

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