ba0001pp127 | Calciotropic and phosphotropic hormones and mineral metabolism | ECTS2013
, Neradova Aegida
, van Schoor Natasja
, Vervloet Mark
Vitamin D deficiency is common in older persons and non-western immigrants. Vitamin D is often started in loading doses of 50 000 IU/ml solution. Though, generally considered safe, this highly concentrated solution carries some risks as is illustrated by the following cases. A woman of >80 years old was admitted with hypercalcemia, calcium 3.27 mmol/l. She complained of nausea, thirst and polyuria for 3 months. History included cholecystitis, atrial fibrillation, myocardia...