Nephrology Jumble Bumble: Hypercalcemia of Malignancy

Malignancy is the most common cause of hypercalcemia in the hospitalized patient. In a teaching case recently published in AJKD, Reagan et al present a case and review hypercalcemia of malignancy. Take our nephrology jumble bumble to test your knowlegde on hypercalcemia of malignancy!

hypercalcemia jumble

hypercalcemia jumble cartoon


Post and cartoon by Dr. Ritu Soni, eAJKD Contributor.

To see the answer key, please click here.

To view the article abstract or full-text (subscription required), please visit AJKD.org.

Comments

  1. Kenar jhaveri says:

    A more recent study has shown this novel agent in hypercalcemia to be effective. This was a proof of concept study. See it here

    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23990665

  2. A more recent study has shown this new agent in proof of concept for treatment of hypercalcemia of malignancy

    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23990665

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