H. H. GOSSMANN; H. LANGE
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To the Editor: We read with great interest the paper of Segal, Miller, and Moses on hypercalcemia during the diuretic phase of acute renal failure (Ann. Intern. Med. 68: 1066, 1968). Recently (June 1968) we have been concerned with the same problem:
Our patient, a farmer aged 38, developed acute renal failure due to severe soft tissue injury after a road accident. During the anuric phase he had been hypocalcemic (7.2 mg/100 ml), and on the eleventh day of polyuria he was found to be normocalcemic (9.7 mg/100 ml), on the fourteenth day of the diuretic phase, however, hypercalcemia developed.
GOSSMANN HH, LANGE H. HYPERCALCEMIA IN ACUTE RENAL FAILURE. Ann Intern Med. 1968;69:1332. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-69-6-1332_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1968;69(6):1332.
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