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ea0094p35 | Bone and Calcium | SFEBES2023

Bones, physician’s moans, and causes unknown: a challenging case of multifactorial hypocalcaemia

Phillips Ben , Michaelidou Maria , Obeid Mariam , Dunstan Rosalyn , Laing Ian , Young Elaine , Howell Simon , Kaushal Kalpana

Sclerotic bone lesions are a rare cause of hypocalcaemia. Calcium and vitamin D malabsorption are recognised complications of gastric bypass surgery. We describe the case of a 45 year-old woman with severe persistent symptomatic hypocalcaemia secondary to metastatic breast cancer, complicated by a previous Roux-en-Y gastric bypass, and the development of hypoparathyroidism. Her corrected calcium levels fell repeatedly and precipitously despite treatment with up to 8g/day oral ...