Definitions for "Hypocalcaemia"
Abnormally low calcium concentration in the blood.
An abnormally low concentration of calcium in the blood. Back to the top
A calcium level below 2.12 mmol/L. Causes tetany, perioral paraesthesia, and carpopedal spasm. Increased nerve excitability can lead to Chvostek's sign. Causes include parathyroid surgery, hypoparathyroidism, pseudohypoparathyroidism, osteomalacia, overhydration and pancreatitis. Close this window