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Hypocalcemia – causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, pathology

Hypocalcemia – causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, pathology

With hypocalcemia, -hypo means below, calc- refers to calcium, and -emia refers to the blood, so hypocalcemia means lower than normal calcium levels in the blood, generally less than 8.5 mg/dL. Now, calcium exists as an ion with a double positive charge – Ca2+ – and it’s the most abundant metal in the human body. […]