hypercalcuria

hypercalcuria

An excess of calcium in the urine. This may be due to HYPERCALCAEMIA or to reduced reabsorption of filtered calcium in the tubules of the kidneys. Hypercalcuria can cause stones (calculi) to form in the kidney, ureters or bladder.
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It has been suggested that the ketoacidosis generated by low-carbohydrate/high-protein diets results in hypercalcuria.
The guidelines list nine other potential secondary causes of osteoporosis that should be evaluated in people with HIV: vitamin D deficiency, hyperparathyroidism, subclinical hyperthyroidism, Cushing syndrome, phosphate wasting, idiopathic hypercalcuria, celiac sprue, multiple myeloma, and mastocytosis (guidelines Table 5 (1)).
The first sign of vitamin D toxicity is hypercalcuria (excess calcium in the urine), not hypercalcemia (excess calcium in the blood).