Prolonged vitamin D intoxication: Presentation, pathogenesis and progress

Damon Bell, M.J. Crooke, N. Hay, Paul Glendenning

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    Vitamin D toxicity from unactivated vitamin D (calciferol) therapy is currently a rare cause of hypercalcaemia. However, the frequency of this event may increase as high-dose unactivated vitamin D preparations become available. Prolonged vitamin D toxicity can cause reversible hypercalcaemia and partially reversible renal impairment. Parathyroid hormone may not be suppressed with unactivated vitamin D toxicity, especially if renal disease coexists. © 2013 Royal Australasian College of Physicians.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)1148-1150
    JournalInternal Medicine Journal
    Issue number10
    Publication statusPublished - 2013


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