Focal neurological manifestations in hypercalcemia

Y. Herishanu, O. Abramsky, S. Lavy

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Abstract

An uncommon neurological manifestation of secondary hypercalcemia is described in a patient suffering from inoperable carcinoma of the breast. Jacksonian epileptic attacks and transient hemiparesis accompanied by EEG abnormalities and high serum calcium level were observed. The patient’s condition improved gradually and the EEG returned to normal after serum calcium correction. The possible mechanism of focal neurological pathology in our case is discussed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)283-288
Number of pages6
JournalEuropean Neurology
Volume4
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - 1 Jan 1970
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Carcinomatous neuropathy
  • Electroencephalography
  • Focal epilepsy
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Paraneoplastic syndromes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Neurology
  • Clinical Neurology

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