hypocalcemia

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n hypocalcemia abnormally low level of calcium in the blood; associated with hypoparathyroidism or kidney malfunction or vitamin D deficiency
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Usage


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Proton pump inhibitor suppression of calcium absorption presenting as respiratory distress in a patient with bilateral laryngeal paralysis and hypocalcemia.
A 24- to 48-hour in-hospital observation period to monitor for hypocalcemia is common after total thyroidectomy.
Are milk production and behavior linked to subclinical hypocalcemia.
Proton pump inhibitor suppression of calcium absorption presenting as respiratory distress in a patient with bilateral laryngeal paralysis and hypocalcemia.
For many, this is considered cheap insurance to prevent clinical hypocalcemia (or milk fever).
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