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28 Possible Causes for Hypercalcemia, Persistent Cough, Thrombocytosis

  • Bronchogenic Carcinoma

    Hypercalcemia of malignancy is the most common cause of hypercalcemia in hospitalized patients.[] As such, common symptoms of lung cancer may include: Coughing up blood Recurrent pneumonia due to obstruction of the airways by a tumor Persistent cough At the current time[] Most of the patients consulted doctor for chief complaint of cough and shortness of breath, the average duration of symptoms being 117.53 days.[]

  • Sarcoidosis

    […] leads to hypercalciuria and occasionally hypercalcemia.[] Fatigue and persistent cough are usually improved with steroid treatment.[] Hypercalciuria with or without hypercalcemia is a well-known complication of sarcoidosis, the pathogenesis of which is not fully understood.[]

  • Pulmonary Tuberculosis

    When your immune system isn't strong enough to do so, latent TB becomes active TB, the most common symptom of which is a persistent cough that may produce blood-tinged phlegm[] Hypercoagulability in tuberculosis is attributed to decreased antithrombin lll and protein C, elevated plasma fibrinogen level, increased platelet aggregation and reactive thrombocytosis[] Symptoms and Diagnosis Breathing becomes laboured, a persistent cough accompanied by bloody sputum and night fevers develop.[]

  • Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma

    Other features include anemia; hypercalcemia; and renal insufficiency. A malignant neoplasm of the bone marrow composed of plasma cells.[] The patient presented initially with persistent cough and an anterior mediastinal mass and had no bone marrow or CNS involvement at diagnosis.[] DIAGNOSES: In the first case, the laboratory tests showed anemia, thrombocytosis, elevated inflammatory biomarkers, a low level of iron, and hypoproteinemia.[]

  • Hodgkin's Disease

    This increase in blood calcium, or hypercalcemia, causes subtle signs that are important for both Hodgkin's survivors and their families to recognize.[] cough, trouble breathing, chest pain pain in the lymph nodes after consuming alcohol enlarged spleen Call your doctor right away if you have any of these symptoms.[] […] fatigue, unusual tiredness, or lack of energy pain in lymph nodes after drinking alcohol Additional symptoms that can indicate Non-Hodgkin lymphoma include: persistent coughing[]

  • Multidrug-resistant Tuberculosis

    Symptoms of TB Symptoms include a persistent cough, fever, weight loss, chest pain and breathlessness in the lead up to death.[] • The symptoms are the same as for "ordinary" TB • A persistent cough for longer than 2 weeks. • The cough may be productive and blood stained, chest pain, loss of weight[] But the cough was persistent and was accompanied by high fever, forcing her to seek medical attention, but the cough persisted even after she had taken medication for a week[]

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis

    Sharma OP (2000) Hypercalcemia in granulomatous disorders: a clinical review. Curr Opin Pulm Med 6: 442–447 PubMed CrossRef Google Scholar 19.[] […] dry cough while taking it.[] FBC: normochromic, normocytic anaemia and reactive thrombocytosis are common in active disease.[]

  • Multicentric Castleman's Disease

    Prednisolone treatment improved the hypercalcemia and decreased the levels of 1,25(OH) 2 D and IL-6. We first reported a case of vitamin D-mediated hypercalcemia in MCD.[] […] week ( 38 degrees C) Fatigue (CTCAE Grade 2 or greater) Gastrointestinal symptoms [includes nausea and anorexia] (CTCAE Grade 1 or greater) Respiratory symptoms [includes cough[] Further, anaemia, hypoalbuminaemia, hypocholesterolaemia and thrombocytosis were observed. These findings were consistent with those of multicentric Castleman's disease.[]

  • Acute Respiratory Infection

    There was no hypercalcemia or kidney stones in either group.[] A child who has a prolonged cough that persists for more than 3 weeks, may have tuberculosis, an infection in the lungs. Is pneumonia contagious?[] Misery , Eczematous Dermatosis and Thrombocytosis Induced by Efalizumab: Two New Side Effects , Dermatology , 10.1159/000141958 , 217 , 3 , (203-206) , (2008) .[]

  • Tuberculous Peritonitis

    Tuberculosis, a granulomatous disease associated with hypercalcemia, can appear at anytime while the infection is active.[] The patient presented with persistent fever and intermittent cough for 1 month, but had no gastrointestinal symptoms.[] Nonspecific laboratory findings, including anemia, thrombocytosis, lymphopenia, hypoalbuminemia, and elevated erythrocyte sedimentation rate and lactate dehydrogenase level[]

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