Hypercalcemia of hypervitaminos D in a young athlete

Mohebbi, Masoud and Layegh, Parvin and Keyhanian, Faeze and Zeraati, Abbas Ali and yaqubi, mohammad ali and Abbasi, Maryam (2016) Hypercalcemia of hypervitaminos D in a young athlete. medical journal of mashhad university of medical sciences, 59 (4). pp. 276-282.

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Abstract

Introduction: According to the available data, vitamin D deficency is prevalent in iran and consumption of this agent, both oral and intravenous is increasing remarkably. It seems that the prevalence of vitamin D toxicity is very low and is a rare cause of hypercalcemia .Although most prescriptions are prescribed by physitions but over the counter use without medical cosult or evaluation may result in vitamin D intoxication ,which nowadays occure more in clinical practice. Case Presentation: In this paper, a 23-year-old Man who was athlete and referred to the hospital with loss of appetite, nausea , frequent vomiting and vitamin D intoxication due to self-medication, is introduced. The patient was treated with intravenous fluids ,diuretic and calcitonin and was discharged with improvement of symptoms and laboratory results. Conclusion:The aim of this report, was to nottice about potentially adverse outcomes of excessive vitamin D consumption ,having no clinical supervision.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: WK Endocrine System
Divisions: Journals > Medical J Mashhad University of Medical Sciences
Depositing User: mjmums mjmums
Date Deposited: 23 Sep 2017 03:18
Last Modified: 23 Sep 2017 03:18
URI: http://eprints.mums.ac.ir/id/eprint/2577

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