Does the prevalence of hypercalcemia vary among age groups?

Updated: Oct 03, 2018
  • Author: Mahendra Agraharkar, MD, MBBS, FACP, FASN; Chief Editor: Vecihi Batuman, MD, FASN  more...
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Answer

Hypercalcemia from nearly all causes increases with advancing age. That is especially true of hypercalcemia from the two most common causes, malignancy and hyperparathyroidism. However, hypercalcemia may occur in persons of any age.


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