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ea0034p66 | Clinical practice/governance and case reports | SFEBES2014

Severe hypercalcaemia requiring emergency haemodialysis due to postpartum hypophysitis and thyroiditis

Gao Jing Mia , Whitelaw Benjamin , Mustafa Omar , Cheeroth Salim

A 34-year-old African woman presented with a 4-month history of profound lethargy, weight loss and a 3-day history of vomiting, fever, confusion, and drowsiness. She had given birth to her third child 6 months previously. Her pregnancy and delivery were uncomplicated and she had breastfed for 5 months prior to discontinuing due to exhaustion.Investigations showed severe hypercalcaemia (4.94 mmol/l) and undetectable PTH. Hypercalcaemia was unresponsive to...