Severe immobilization hypercalcemia, renal insufficiency, and calcification.

  title={Severe immobilization hypercalcemia, renal insufficiency, and calcification.},
  author={Susan B. Conley and Gary D. Shackelford and Alan M. Robson},
  volume={63 1},
Severe hypercalcemia with decreased renal function, hypertension, and renal calcifications developed in a 14-year-old boy who required prolonged immobilization for multiple fractures. Parathyroid hormone was not detectable in the serum. Urinary calcium excretion was high. Initially, mobilization was impossible and the patient was treated with a high fluid intake, low calcium intake, acidification of the urine, furosemide, and a passive exercise program. Renal function improved and renal… CONTINUE READING
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