CEN Case Reports

, Volume 8, Issue 1, pp 71–72 | Cite as

History solves the mystery: an unusual cause of hypercalcemia

  • Muhannad Leghrouz
  • Abhilash KoratalaEmail author
  • Jogiraju Tantravahi
Letter to the Editor


Author contributions

All the authors cared for the patient and contributed to the writing of the manuscript. They had access to all the necessary data.



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Conflict of interest

The authors declare that they have no conflict of interest.

Human and animal rights (with IRB approval number)

This article does not contain any studies with human participants or animals performed by any of the authors. IRB approval is not applicable for a single case study.

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Obtained for the publication of this case study.


The authors have made substantial contribution to the preparation of this manuscript.


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© Japanese Society of Nephrology 2018

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Division of Nephrology, Hypertension and Renal TransplantationUniversity of FloridaGainesvilleUSA

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