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Global Journal of Endocrinological Metabolism

Atypical Presentation of Acute Lymphoid Leukemia as Hypercalcemia and Bilateral Renal Calculi

  • Open or Close Madhu BJ1, Chithambaram NS*1, Harish G1, Vijaya Sarathi2

    1 Department of Pediatrics, Vydehi Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Center, India

    2 Department of Endocrinology, Vydehi Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Center, India

    *Corresponding author:Chithambaram NS, S-15, Sudhamani Residency, 2d Kalyan Nagar, Chelekere, Bangalore

Submission: April 05, 2018;Published: August 31, 2018

DOI: 10.31031/GJEM.2018.02.000546

ISSN 2637-8019
Volume2 Issue4


The presentations of acute leukemias in children are varied. Here, we report a child who presented with severe hypercalcemia with bilateral renal calculi who was later diagnosed to have acute leukemia. Intravenous Pamidronate is an effective and safe therapy for acute management of severe hypercalcemia in acute leukemias.

Keywords: Acute leukemia; hypercalcemia; Renal calculi; Pamidronate

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