Health Conditions and Diseases Nutritional and Metabolic Disorders Vitamins and Minerals Deficiency, Dependency and Toxicity Calcium Hypocalcemia
In medicine, hypocalcaemia is the presence of low serum calcium levels in the blood, usually taken as less than 2.2 mmol/L or 9mg/dl or an ionized calcium level of less than 1.1 mmol/L (4.5 mg/dL). It is a type of electrolyte disturbance. It mainly occurs due to a deficiency of parathyroid hormone, inefficient parathyroid hormone, or deficiency of Vitamin D.
eMedicine - Hypocalcemia
Provides a background, clinical aspects, differentials, and treatment for this condition.
Describes this condition, the signs, symptoms, diagnostic evaluation and therapy.
Signs of Hypocalcemia: Chvostek’s and Trousseau’s Signs
Features the physical predictors associated with this condition. Includes illustrations. [PDF]
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