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ea0013p53 | Clinical practice/governance and case reports | SFEBES2007

Resistant hypercalcaemia: is it always what we think?

Warren Kathryn H , Das Gautam , De Parijat

Hypercalcaemia (calcium level >2.63 mmol/L) is a common metabolic condition. In spite of its diverse aetiologies, primary hyperparathyroidism and malignancy account for more than 90% of cases, parathyroid adenoma alone contributing to 80–85% of parathyroid related cases. We describe a case of resistant hypercalcemia in a 75-year-old Afro- Caribbean gentleman.He presented with a 2-month history of constipation, loss of appetite & gradual weig...