Milk-Alkali Syndrome

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Milk-Alkali Syndrome

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The terms "Milk-Alkali Syndrome" returned 16 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Status epilepticus secondary to milk-alkali syndrome induced by hypercalcemia (oral antacids).
 

Author(s): Rabih Kashouty, Noor Yono, Mershed Al Samara

Journal: Seizure. 2011 Oct;20(8):659-61.

 

Milk-alkali syndrome is mainly caused by the ingestion of large amounts of calcium and absorbable alkali. This syndrome can lead to metastatic calcification, renal failure and metabolic alkalosis secondary to hypercalcemia. Hypercalcemia is rarely a cause of seizure activity. Very ...

Last Updated: 5 Sep 2011

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Hypoventilation: a risk factor for milk alkali syndrome?
 

Author(s): Felix Burkhalter, Christian Forster, Michael Dickenmann

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A 67-year-old woman was admitted to the hospital due to progressive mental changes, nausea and vomiting after a dose increase of an intrathecal morphine pump. We found severe hypercalcaemia due to milk alkali syndrome (MAS). Her symptoms resolved quickly after normalisation of hypercalcaemia. ...

Last Updated: 16 Jul 2012

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Use of furosemide for milk-alkali syndrome.
 

Author(s): Howard Homler

Journal: Mayo Clin. Proc.. 2009 Jun;84(6):562; author reply 562.

 

Last Updated: 1 Jun 2009

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The terms "Milk-Alkali Syndrome" returned 4 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Hypercalcemia in pregnancy: a case of milk-alkali syndrome.
 

Author(s): Leanne Kolnick, Bryan D Harris, David P Choma, Neesha N Choma

Journal: J Gen Intern Med. 2011 Aug;26(8):939-42.

 

Milk-alkali syndrome is a rare cause of hypercalcemia characterized by the triad of hypercalcemia, renal insufficiency, and metabolic alkalosis that results from the overconsumption of calcium containing products. In the setting of pregnancy where there is a physiologic increase in ...

Last Updated: 19 Jul 2011

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Milk-alkali syndrome.
 

Author(s): Boris I Medarov

Journal: Mayo Clin. Proc.. 2009 Mar;84(3):261-7.

 

Milk-alkali syndrome (MAS) consists of hypercalcemia, various degrees of renal failure, and metabolic alkalosis due to ingestion of large amounts of calcium and absorbable alkali. This syndrome was first identified after medical treatment of peptic ulcer disease with milk and alkali ...

Last Updated: 2 Mar 2009

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Milk alkali syndrome and the dynamics of calcium homeostasis.
 

Author(s): Arnold J Felsenfeld, Barton S Levine

Journal: Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2006 Jul;1(4):641-54.

 

Last Updated: 16 Aug 2007

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