ea0077p28 | Bone and Calcium | SFEBES2021
, Thadani Puja
, Ladher Ramesh
, Cajic Vjeran
, Gholap Nitin
Background: Vitamin D is important for calcium homeostasis. In granulomatous diseases including tuberculosis (TB), hypercalcaemia may be seen. Suspected mechanisms include elevated vitamin D sensitivity and increased extrarenal synthesis of 1,25-dihydroxyvitamin D [1,25(OH)2D] by alveolar macrophages within granulomas. Prevalence of hypercalcaemia in TB patients vary worldwide, yet is rare in the UK. We present a case of hypercalcaemia in a patient with TB reactivat...