Calcium Homeostasis

,Calcium Homeostasis

Calcium Homeostasis
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    • Calcium homeostasis is a tightly regulated process involving the co-ordinated efforts of the skeleton, kidney, parathyroid glands and intestine. Neoplasms can alter this homeostasis indirectly through the production of endocrine factors resulting in humoral hypercalcaemia of malignancy. Relatively common with breast and lung cancer, this paraneoplastic condition is most often due to tumour production of parathyroid hormone-related protein and ensuing increased osteoclastic bone resorption...

    G A Clineset al. Hypercalcaemia of malignancy and basic research on mechanisms responsi...

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