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Hypercalcemia and Psychosis: Case Report, Review of the Literature, and Management Considerations

Ermal Bojdani, MD; Tina Zhang, BS; Syona Shetty, BS; and Dil Tahera, MD

Published: November 29, 2018

Article Abstract

The objective of this article is to help clinicians make an accurate diagnosis by considering hypercalcemia as a potential cause of psychosis. A patient case is presented, along with a review of the literature dissecting the association between calcium and psychiatric symptoms. Clinical implications and suggestions for management of hypercalcemia and psychosis in the setting of primary hyperparathyroidism are provided.

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