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An Unusual Case of Severe Hypercalcemia

  • Shahanaze Javath HussainEmail author
  • Deepak Amalnath
  • Mukta Wyawahare
  • D. K. S. Subhrahmanyam
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Abstract

Hypercalcemia is a well-known paraneoplastic syndrome described in numerous hematological and solid cancers. However, the occurrence of hypercalcemic crisis in gynecological malignancies is a rare event. Here, we present a rare case of cervical carcinoma presenting with hypercalcemic crisis as the initial manifestation.

Keywords

Carcinoma cervix Humoral hypercalcemia Hypercalcemic crisis 

Notes

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Conflict of interest

There are no conflicts of interest.

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© Association of Gynecologic Oncologists of India 2019

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of MedicineJawaharlal Institute of Post-graduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER)GorimeduIndia

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