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Hypocalcemia MeSH Descriptor Data 2021


MeSH Heading
Hypocalcemia
Tree Number(s)
C18.452.174.509
C18.452.950.509
Unique ID
D006996
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D006996
Annotation
low blood calcium levels; do not confuse with HYPERCALCEMIA
Scope Note
Reduction of the blood calcium below normal. Manifestations include hyperactive deep tendon reflexes, Chvostek's sign, muscle and abdominal cramps, and carpopedal spasm. (Dorland, 27th ed)
NLM Classification #
QU 260.5.C2
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
1993/06/02
Hypocalcemia Preferred
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