Unusual causes of hypercalcemia.

  title={Unusual causes of hypercalcemia.},
  author={A Pont},
  journal={Endocrinology and metabolism clinics of North America},
  volume={18 3},
  • A Pont
  • Published 1989 in
    Endocrinology and metabolism clinics of North…
The unusual causes of hypercalcemia have been reviewed. These disorders are rarely derived as the cause of hypercalcemia from the usual tests that one obtains in working up hypercalcemic patients (such as PTH level, phosphorus, urinary calcium). These diagnoses (particularly drug-related hypercalcemia) can be determined only from a careful history. The vast majority of hypercalcemic patients have disease secondary to cancer, hyperparathyroidism, or disorders of vitamin D metabolism. It should… CONTINUE READING


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