Hypercalcemia in a pediatric patient: A case report

A 12-year-old girl presented with intermittent fever, generalized weakness, along with distension abdominal pain. She was diagnosed with a bilateral ovarian dysgerminoma and severe hypercalcemia at the onset.

The child had no relevant medical or drug history.

The patient was provided hyperhydration with loop diuretics and bisphosphonates. This was followed by tumor resection surgery. Thereafter her symptoms resolved. 

Although rare in pediatric patients, owing to its potential severity, early detection and treatment of hypercalcemia are crucial.

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