Andrew Stewart

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Tumor induced hypercalcemia

Are You Sure the Patient Has Malignancy-Associated Hypercalcemia (MAHC)? Symptoms and signs The development of symptoms depends on the degree and duration of hypercalcemia. Age, comorbidities, rate of rise, and concurrent medication use affect presenting symptoms. Generally people with serum calcium levels above 13 mg/dL [3.25 mmol/L] are symptomatic, though some patients with a very…

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