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- n. Alternative spelling of hypercalcemia.
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- n. the presence of abnormally high levels of calcium in the blood; usually the result of excessive bone resorption in hyperparathyroidism or Paget's disease
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Familial benign hypocalciuric hypercalcaemia (FBHH) is a genetically heterogeneous disorder that consists of three designated types, FBHH1, FBHH2 and FBHH3, whose chromosomal locations are 3q21. 1, 19p and 19q13, respectively.
Cinacalcet is a calcimimetic agent that is approved for the treatment SHPT in patients with chronic kidney disease on dialysis and for the reduction of hypercalcaemia in patients with parathyroid carcinoma and with primary HPT for whom parathyroidectomy would be indicated on the basis of serum calcium levels (as defined by relevant treatment guidelines).
Bisphosphonates (BPs) had long been used in metabolic bone disease as osteoporosis, tumor-associated hypercalcaemia and metastases-induced osteolysis due to their ability to inhibit bone resorption.
The effects are often debilitating (intractable bone pain, fractures, hypercalcaemia, and spinal cord compression) and profoundly impair a patient's quality of life.
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