hypocalcemic


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hypocalcemic

(hī″pō-kăl-sē′mĭk) [Gr. hypo-, less than, deficient, + L. calx, lime, + Gr. haima, blood]
1. Pert. to a low concentration of calcium in the blood.
2. An agent that lowers blood calcium levels.

hypocalcemic

emanating from hypocalcemia; state of decreased blood calcium level.

hypocalcemic factor
hypocalcemic paresis
see milk fever, ovine hypocalcemia.
hypocalcemic tetany
tetany of limbs, muscle tremor, tetanic convulsions occur in hypocalcemia in bitches and mares. See also eclampsia, lactation tetany (2).
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a) Hypocalcemic Normocalcemic samples samples (n = 70) (n = 19) Male, % 57% 74% Age, years; median 72(54-81) 68 (57-80) (IQR) eGFR, (b) mL x 6(2) 7 (3) [min.
Patients with low serum calcium increased with age and it was noted that at age of 13 or above percentage of hypocalcemics increased to 50%.
Cortisol has a direct hypocalcemic effect and increases bone uptake of calcium and induces hypocalcaemia.
2006) also reported that hypocalcemic cows had impaired immune cell responses and were susceptible to infectious diseases.
Initiation of lactation places one of the greatest stresses on Calcium homeostasis and is associated with hypocalcemic parturient paresis among high producing dairy cows (Horst and Reinhardt, 1983).
The interrelationship of parathyroid function and calcium, magnesium, and phosphorus metabolism in normal, "sick," and hypocalcemic newborns.
23) When prescribing an anti-osteoporotic drug, it is important to ensure adequate calcium and vitamin D intake and not to administer anti-osteoporotic agents if the patient is hypocalcemic or if vitamin D deficiency is suspected until the patient is replete.
Gorriz Molino4 in their case report have reported renal tubular acidosis type 1 and hypocalcemic paralysis as the initial clinical manifestation of primary SjAlgren's Syndrome.
In the history of our 13-year old male patient, it was learned that he was hospitalized in another center because of hypocalcemic seizure, his findings improved after calcium treatment, but no further investigations were made.
There was no significant difference in ALP values between normocalcemic and hypocalcemic girls (P > 0.
A histologic and biochemical study in normal and hypocalcemic young rats.
Mrowka M, Knake S, Klinge H, Odin P, Rosenow F Hypocalcemic generalised seizures as a manifestation of iatrogenic hypoparathyroidism months to years after thyroid surgery.