Lymphoma, hypercalcemia, and the sunshine vitamin.

  title={Lymphoma, hypercalcemia, and the sunshine vitamin.},
  author={Momodou Cox and John G. Haddad},
  journal={Annals of internal medicine},
  volume={121 9},
Under normal circumstances, parathyroid hormone and 1 ,25-dihydroxycholecalciferol (calcitriol) jointly defend the plasma calcium concentration. Parathyroid hormone increases renal distal tubular calcium reabsorption and mobilizes calcium from bone. Calcitriol, the active product of vitamin D metabolism, enhances gastrointestinal calcium absorption and also mobilizes calcium from bone. The roles of parathyroid hormone and calcitriol in calcium homeostasis are intimately interrelated… CONTINUE READING


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