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Why is there hypercalcemia in the diuretic phase of acute renal failure? and hypocalcemia in the oliguric phase of acute renal failure?
This is in relation to Rhabdomyolysis.

Does hypocalcemia occur in oliguric phase because there will be edema--->less blood supply to the cells---> less oxygen ----> ATP depleted ----> pumps regulating calcium will be impaired ----> there will be uncontrolled increase in intracellular calcium thus causing hypocalcemia?

What I really don't get is why hypercalcemia occur in the diuretic phase where there is increase in urine production? Can someone please please help me

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