The main causes of hypercalcemia are primary hyperparathyroidism, malignant disease, and chronic renal failure. The differential diagnosis of hypercalcemia depends on the clinical setting.
Overall, primary hyperparathyroidism and malignancy account for 80 – 90% of hypercalcemia cases.
LOW TOTAL CALCIUM TEST
Total calcium (Ca) values and definitions
- Ions and trace metals
- Acid-base and blood gases
- Liver function
- Cardiac tests
- Tumour markers
- Other enzymes and proteins
- Other electrolytes and metabolites
Other Total calcium (Ca) related tests :
Ionized calcium (Ca)
Total serum iron (TSI)
Total iron-binding capacity (TIBC)
Inorganic phosphorus (serum)