Causes of Acute Hypocalcemia

In this article, we will discuss various Causes of Acute Hypocalcemia. So, let’s get started.

Causes

  • Sepsis
  • Burns
  • Acute pancreatitis
  • Acute renal failure
  • Alkalosis
  • Drugs, e.g. diuretics, protamine, heparin, and glucagon.
  • Toxic-shock syndrome
  • Hypomagnesemia
  • Extensive transfusion
  • Plasmapheresis
  • Malignancy
  • Alcohol abuse (excessive consumption)
  • Old age
  • Parathyroid surgery
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