Signs and Symptoms of Hypercalcemia

In this article, we will discuss the Signs and Symptoms of Hypercalcemia. So, let’s get started.

Signs and Symptoms

CNS: Mental confusion, depression, lethargy, irritability, insomnia, inability to concentrate, fatigue, stupor, and coma

Neuromuscular: Paraesthesia, muscle cramps, weakness, diminished tendon reflexes

GIT: Nausea, vomiting, anorexia, constipation, peptic ulcer disease, pancreatitis

Renal: Polyuria, nocturia, polydipsia (increased thirst) due to tubular defects, dehydration, renal colic due to stones, nephrocalcinosis, hematuria

Cardiac: Bradycardia, AV blocks, arrhythmias, palpitations, hypertension, short QTc interval on ECG, sensitivity to digitalis

Eye: Band keratopathy, calcification of lens

Skin: Pruritus, skin necrosis (small vessel thrombosis)

Bone: Bone and joint pain

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