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Signs and Symptoms of Hypercalcemia

In this article, we will discuss the 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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