[Severe hypercalcemia during hyperthyroidism].

@article{Laroche1977SevereHD,
  title={[Severe hypercalcemia during hyperthyroidism].},
  author={Chantal Laroche and Jean C. Gr{\'e}goire and Ph Letellier and Bernard Guillaume and J C Truffert},
  journal={La semaine des hopitaux : organe fonde par l'Association d'enseignement medical des hopitaux de Paris},
  year={1977},
  volume={53 20},
  pages={1121-4}
}
A particularly high hypercalcemia (141 mg/ml) was observed in a man with Graves' disease. An intense muscle asthenia, with lack of dynamism and vomiting which may cause dehydration, are the most suggestive signs of hypercalcemia. Bone biopsy and above all parathormone estimations permit one to eliminate associated hyperparathyroidism. The efficacy of mithramycin used alone, without any other hypocalcemic drug, was remarkable. The direct responsibility of thyrotoxicosis as a cause of the calcium… CONTINUE READING