epidemiology

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Overall incidence of hypercalcaemia is estimate to be around 0.6% (1)

The estimated incidence of hypercalcaemia caused by

  • primary hyperparathyroidism - 250 cases per million
  • malignancy - 150 cases per million population (1)

Hypercalcaemia was observed in 10-60% of patients on long term Lithium therapy (2)

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Last reviewed 01/2018