What are the central nervous system (CNS) signs and symptoms of hypercalcemia?

Updated: Dec 03, 2020
  • Author: Mahendra Agraharkar, MD, MBBS, FACP, FASN; Chief Editor: Vecihi Batuman, MD, FASN  more...
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Hypercalcemia affects nearly every organ system in the body, but it particularly affects the central nervous system (CNS) and the kidneys. CNS effects include the following:

  • Lethargy
  • Weakness
  • Confusion
  • Coma

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