Search results for "Hypercalcemia"

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Using medical apps, tech on the wards

I would go to,” 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
June 2013

MKSAP quiz on oncology

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.
August 2018

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

Acute pancreatitis

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

Primer: Acute renal failure

Numerous medications, iodinated contrast agents, and hypercalcemia may reduce glomerular capillary pressure through afferent arteriolar vasoconstriction.
March 2007

Cases from the Kaiser Permanente Santa Rosa Medical Center

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.
March 2018

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

Cases from The Ohio State University

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
January 2016

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

MKSAP quiz on osteoporosis

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

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