Common causes of hypocalcemia include hypoparathyroidism, vitamin D deficiency, and chronic kidney disease.
Symptoms of hypocalcemia include neuromuscular irritability, electrocardiographic changes, and seizures. Treatment is dependent upon the cause, but most commonly includes supplementation of calcium and some form of vitamin D.
HIGH 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)