Metastatic glioma associated with hypercalcemia

Report of two cases

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  • 1 Departments of Neurosurgery, Neuropathology, Internal Medicine and Neurology, New York University-Bellevue Medical Center, New York, New York
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✓ Two cases of metastatic glioma with hypercalcemia are presented. Elevated serum calcium secondary to metastatic central nervous system tumors may be more common than is generally supposed, and the symptoms of hypercalcemia may be mistaken for those of increased intracranial pressure.

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