Summary of Hyperphosphatemia
Flashcards on Hyperphosphatemia
Hyperphosphatemia is associated with (primary/secondary) hyperparathyroidism.
Questions on Hyperphosphatemia
An 86-year-old woman is brought to the emergency department, by her cleaner, because of an inability to walk, and a sore left hip for 2 days. She states that she was washing the dishes 2 days ago when she slipped and fell. She lives alone and was unable to reach the phone to call for help. She has also been unable to reach any food or fluids since she fell. In addition to her excruciating hip pain, she feels nauseated and fatigued. Her medical history includes essential hypertension. Her temperature is 36.8°C (98°F), pulse is 110/min, respirations are 18/min, and blood pressure is 115/80 mm Hg. Examination shows a thin appearing woman with dry lips, and a shortened, externally rotated left lower limb. Laboratory results show elevated serum creatinine. Which of the following is the most likely electrolyte disturbance?