Miguel Cepeda JiménezPhysician in department of Internal Medicine, Mexico
Title: Hypercalcemia of malignancy in woman
Hypercalcemia of malignancy is a complication of certain solid tumors. This is a 47 years old female who presented in emergency department with bone pain, irritability, disoriented in person and site, coprolalia and pallor in teguments. A physical examination showed a solid lesion of 2 cm in the right breast. The laboratory test revealed serum calcium of 13mg/dl, hemoglobin 9 mg/dl. A computed tomography revealed hypo dense images in vertebral bodies and skull. The treatment started with intravenous fluid, diuretics and analgesics. The biopsy of breast reported carcinoma ductal infiltrating.
Miguel Cepeda study medicine in Instituto Politecnico Nacional (Mexico City). Course Internal Medicine in ISSSEMyM, after Medical Oncology in Hospital General de Mexico (Mexico City). Actually works in the department of Internal Medicine in IMSS (Mexico City) and Medical Oncology. I published some articles relationated with some endocrinological diseases and cancer.