Hypocalcemia

Etiology

  • Hypoparathyroid in patients s/p parathyroid or thyroid surgery
  • Severe vitamin D deficiency, low calcium intake
  • XRT to parathyroid area
  • Resistance to Vitamin D, idiopathic

Symptoms

  • Numbness/tingling peri-oral or upper extremities
  • Weakness, muscle cramps