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ea0013p75 | Clinical practice/governance and case reports | SFEBES2007

Hypercalcaemia associated with HTLV-1 seropositivity, but with no evidence of lymphoma

Ghaffar Adeel , Devendra Devasenan , Colaco Bernie

HTLV-1 associated lymphoma is a rare but well recognised cause of life-threatening hypercalcaemia. It carries a very poor prognosis. We describe a case of a 47 year old Afro-Caribbean lady who presented with 3 months of fever, weight loss and right hip pain. She had a past medical history of quiescent sarcoidosis diagnosed 20 years previously. She also suffered from systemic lupus erythematosus, for which she was taking methotrexate and 20 mg of prednisolone. She also had hype...