ea0050ep035 | Bone and Calcium | SFEBES2017
, Mahto Rajni
A 69 year old man presented to hospital with acute hypercalcaemia and renal failure. History included nephrectomy for a benign renal tumour and thyroidectomy for thyroid carcinoma. Presentation adjusted calcium was 2.70 mmol/L with an incompletely suppressed parathyroid hormone level of 0.6 pmol/L. The hypercalcaemia was resistant to both intravenous fluids and bisphosphonates, rising to 3.20 mmol/L. Given his previous cancer, hypercalcaemia of malignanc...