Familial hypocalciuric hypercalcemia

What is Familial hypocalciuric hypercalcemia?

Familial hypocalciuric hypercalcemia is a condition that can cause hypercalcemia, a serum calcium level typically above 10.2 mg/dL. It is also known as familial benign hypocalciuric hypercalcemia (FBHH) where there is usually a family history of hypercalcemia which is mild, a urine calcium to creatinine ratio <0.01, and urine calcium <200 mg/day.

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My endocrologist says I am a textbook case of parathyroid disease except my pth is not high. He said there were explanations for that. What could...

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When blood calcium levels are high, the PTH ought to be low. If it is not, it is abnormal. Even normal...

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I had a routine blood test two weeks ago. I'm a 27 year old male, no health issues at all, yet my blood calcium came in at 10.6 and my blood...

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Although your serum total calcium is high, corrected calcium will be much lower. Serum calcium needs to be corrected for serum albumin...

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Slightly elevated calcium. Comrehensive metabolic panel perfect other wise. I have lower back pain had a ct which was normal. Total proteins...

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