Causes of Hypocalcemia by Clinical Cause

Acute illness: ...

Causes of Hypocalcemia by Clinical Cause

Acute illness: pancreatitis, tumor lysis, severe illness - Secondary hyperparathyroidism from low circulating calcium levels

Autoimmune disease - Autoimmune parathyroid gland destruction

Family history of hypocalcemia - Genetic defects in calcium-sensing receptor or parathyroid hormone secretion

Limited ultraviolet light exposure or poor dietary intake - Vitamin D deficiency

Malabsorption syndrome - Vitamin D deficiency

Neck surgery - Low or absent parathyroid hormone with parathyroid gland removal

Renal disease - Secondary hyperparathyroidism

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Dr. Gerald Diaz
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