How does the underlying cause of hypercalcemia affect morbidity and mortality?

Updated: Oct 03, 2018
  • Author: Mahendra Agraharkar, MD, MBBS, FACP, FASN; Chief Editor: Vecihi Batuman, MD, FASN  more...
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Morbidity and mortality associated with hypercalcemia from other causes are directly related to the underlying cause and tend to be less serious. In these patients, hypercalcemia is a reflection of their disease state and morbidity and mortality depend on control of the underlying disease.


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