What causes hypocalcemia?

Updated: Aug 08, 2019
  • Author: Manish Suneja, MD, FASN, FACP; Chief Editor: Vecihi Batuman, MD, FASN  more...
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Answer

The causes of hypocalcemia include the following:

  • Hypoalbuminemia

  • Hypomagnesemia

  • Hyperphosphatemia

  • Multifactorial enhanced protein binding and anion chelation

  • Medication effects

  • Surgical effects

  • PTH deficiency or resistance

  • Vitamin D deficiency or resistance


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