A 1-week-old newborn with hypercalcemia and palpable nodules: subcutaneous fat necrosis
- Hipercalcemia secundaria a una necrosis grasa subcutÃ¡nea. Perea, C. Herraiz; Valera, I. Tofé; Solí s, G. Moreno; González, M. D. Ruiz; Quiles, M. J. Párraga; Cabañas, J. Guzmán // Acta PediÃ¡trica EspaÃ±ola;mar2011, Vol. 69 Issue 3, p239
The subcutaneous fat necrosis in the newborn baby is a self-limiting panniculitis that usually occurs in full-term infants as a consequence of perinatal asphyxia. This type of panniculitis appears in the first 4 weeks of life. The prognosis is usually good with complete regression. Despite of...
- Hypercalcemia Associated with Cancer. Stewart, Andrew F. // New England Journal of Medicine;1/27/2005, Vol. 352 Issue 4, p373
Presents the clinical practice feature which focuses on hypercalcemia. Case of a 47-year-old woman with a history of breast cancer who presents with confusion and dehydration; Serum calcium level, postural hypotension and low central venous pressure; Serum phosphorus level, serum creatinine...
- Milk Alkali and Hydrochlorothiazide: A Case Report. Parvez, Babar; Emuwa, Chinenye; Faulkner, Marquetta L.; Murray, John J. // Case Reports in Medicine;2011, p1
Hypercalcemia is a relatively common clinical problem in both outpatient and inpatient settings. Primary pathophysiology is the entry of calcium that exceeds its excretion into urine or deposition in bone into circulation. Among a wide array of causes of hypercalcemia, hyperparathyroidism and...
- Cutaneous and Systemic Blastomycosis, Hypercalcemia, and Excess Synthesis of Calcitriol in a Domestic Shorthair Cat. Stern, Joshua A.; Chew, Dennis J.; Schissler, Jennifer R.; Green, Eric M. // Journal of the American Animal Hospital Association;Nov2011, Vol. 47 Issue 6, pe116
The article describes the case of ionized hypercalcemia secondary to blastomycosis in the domestic cat. It associates resolution of ionized hypercalcemia with decreased circulating calcitriol. It considers the case as the first domestic cat diagnosed with blastomycosis, ionized hypercalcemia,...
- The 'Normothermic' Osborn Wave Induced by Severe Hypercalcemia. Otero, Javier; Lenihan, Daniel J. // Texas Heart Institute Journal;2000, Vol. 27 Issue 3, p316
Presents the case of a hypercalcemic man diagnosed with Osborn waves by electrocardiogram. Serum calcium level of the man; Overview of reports regarding Osborn waves; Reason for the presence of the Osborn wave.
- Expansile, lytic and hypermetabolic bone lesions not always metastatic cancer. Lee, Stephanie L.; Steenkamp, Devin // Endocrine Today;Jun2012, Vol. 10 Issue 6, p50
The article presents a case study of a 44-year-old man who was presented at Boston Medical Center in Massachusetts for evaluation of hypercalcemia.
- How to diagnose and test for hypercalcaemia. // Pulse;3/12/2005, Vol. 65 Issue 10, p68
Presents cases of hypercalcemia. Identification of its symptoms; Discussion of the tests made on the patients; Recommendations of physicians on their conditions.
- Letters to the Editor. MAINWARING-BURTON, R. W.; JOHNSTON, J. D.; JUPP, R. A.; WIENER, K.; ROBERTS, N. B.; HUDSON, P. R. // Annals of Clinical Biochemistry;Jan2000, Vol. 37 Issue 1, p92
Several letters to the editor are presented in response to a number of articles that were published in the previous issues of the journal. The letters discussed topics related to factitious hypercalcaemia and glycation rates in type 1 diabetes mellitus. It also offers replies from the editor...
- Familial hypocalciuric hypercalcemia: new mutation in the CASR gene converting valine 697 to methionine. Aparicio López, Cristina; Anton-Martin, Pilar; Gil-Fournier, Belén; Ramiro-León, Soraya; Pérez-Nanclares, Gustavo; Pérez de Nanclares, Guiomar; Martínez Menéndez, Beatriz; Castaño, Luis // European Journal of Pediatrics;Jan2012, Vol. 171 Issue 1, p147
Familial hypocalciuric hypercalcemia is an uncommon cause of hypercalcemia that arises from mutations in the calcium-sensing receptor gene. Inactivation of this receptor leads to a decreased receptor sensitivity to calcium, determining that higher concentrations of calcium are needed to inhibit...