What is the usual presentation of patients with renal failure and hypocalcemia?

Updated: Aug 08, 2019
  • Author: Manish Suneja, MD, FASN, FACP; Chief Editor: Vecihi Batuman, MD, FASN  more...
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Patients with renal failure and hypocalcemia usually present with hyperphosphatemia and high PTH levels. Hypophosphatemia develops in patients with vitamin D deficiency and hungry bone disease.


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