Definition of hypocalcaemia in English:


Line breaks: hypo|cal¦cae¦mia
Pronunciation: /ˌhʌɪpəʊkalˈsiːmɪə
(US hypocalcemia)


[mass noun] Medicine
  • Deficiency of calcium in the bloodstream.
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    • Other conditions that may prolong QT intervals are clinical hypocalcemia, hypokalemia, ischemia, or infarction.
    • The patient may experience nausea, vomiting, hyperventilation, and hypocalcemia with muscle tetany and seizures.
    • Symptomatic hypocalcemia and hypomagnesemia can be treated with replacement therapy.

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