Acute effects of saline, calcitonin, and hydrocortisone on plasma calcium in vitamin D intoxication

P. J. Heyburn, R. M. Francis, Munro Peacock

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Abstract

We report the case of a patient with vitamin D intoxication in whom acute administration of hydrocortisone resulted in a rapid reduction in bone resorption with consequent abolition of hypercalcaemia. All methods used have been described.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)232-233
Number of pages2
JournalBMJ (Clinical research ed.)
Volume1
Issue number6158
StatePublished - 1979
Externally publishedYes

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Calcitonin
Hypercalcemia
Bone Resorption
Vitamin D
Hydrocortisone
Calcium

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Acute effects of saline, calcitonin, and hydrocortisone on plasma calcium in vitamin D intoxication. / Heyburn, P. J.; Francis, R. M.; Peacock, Munro.

In: BMJ (Clinical research ed.), Vol. 1, No. 6158, 1979, p. 232-233.

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