Pregnancy and sarcoidosis: an insight into the pathogenesis of hypercalciuria.

  title={Pregnancy and sarcoidosis: an insight into the pathogenesis of hypercalciuria.},
  author={Padmanabhan Subramanian and Hithaishi Chinthalapalli and M. Krishnan and S. Tarlo and T. Lobbedez and M. E. Pineda and D. Oreopoulos},
  volume={126 3},
  • Padmanabhan Subramanian, Hithaishi Chinthalapalli, +4 authors D. Oreopoulos
  • Published 2004
  • Medicine
  • Chest
  • Hypercalciuria with or without hypercalcemia is a well-known complication of sarcoidosis, the pathogenesis of which is not fully understood. Pregnancy is associated with physiologic alterations in calcium metabolism. These changes can further alter the derangement of calcium metabolism that occurs in sarcoidosis, if the two conditions coexist. We had the opportunity to study prospectively the changes in serum and urine calcium along with all the hormonal changes that occur during pregnancy in a… CONTINUE READING
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