Hypercalcemia of the newborn: etiology, evaluation, and management
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Hypercalcemia in infants is uncommon but has potentially serious sequelae. This review examines four cases of neonatal hypercalcemia, emphasizing appropriate investigations and treatment of acute and chronic hypercalcemia. The paper provides additional information as to the mechanisms of calcium dysregulation in idiopathic infantile hypercalcemia, Williams syndrome, vitamin D intoxication, and parathyroid and parathyroid-related protein disturbances.
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