Hypercalcemia complicating leukemic transformation of agnogenic myeloid metaplasia-myelofibrosis.

@article{Kumar1999HypercalcemiaCL,
  title={Hypercalcemia complicating leukemic transformation of agnogenic myeloid metaplasia-myelofibrosis.},
  author={S Kumar and Benjamin M F Mow and Scott H. Kaufmann},
  journal={Mayo Clinic proceedings},
  year={1999},
  volume={74 12},
  pages={1233-7}
}
Hypercalcemia is a common and potentially life-threatening metabolic derangement associated with many malignancies, especially solid tumors and multiple myeloma. Hypercalcemia has been reported only rarely with acute myelogenous leukemia. We describe a patient who developed hypercalcemia in association with transformation of agnogenic myeloid metaplasia into M7 acute myelogenous leukemia. Laboratory investigation revealed low levels of serum parathyroid hormone, undetectable levels of… CONTINUE READING