Refractory hypercalcemia: Unusual presentation for diffuse large B cell lymphoma

Dhiraj Yadav, Ranjit Kumar Chaudhary, Mohammad Muhsin Chisti


Patients with diffuse large B cell lymphoma can occasionally develop hypercalcemia but it is rare at the onset of disease. We present a case of an elderly female who presented with refractory hypercalcemia, workup of which led to the diagnosis of B cell lymphoma. We discuss about various etiologies for development of hypercalcemia in a patient with lymphoma or leukemia.

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Case Reports in Internal Medicine

ISSN 2332-7243(Print)  ISSN 2332-7251(Online)

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