January 19, 2012

Mayo Clinic Medical Edge: Left untreated, hypercalcemia can lead to health problems


 DEAR MAYO CLINIC: A recent blood test showed that I have mild hypercalcemia. What could cause this? Is it a serious condition? ANSWER: When blood contains too much calcium, the condition is called hypercalcemia. Most often, the cause is a problem with the parathyroid glands and the hormone they produce…

Chicago Tribune, , by Bart Clarke, M.D., Endocrinology, 12/2011

Tags: Endocrinology / Diabetes, Mayo Clinic Rochester, Medical Edge

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