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Sphygmomanometer Hypercalcemia and diastolic hypertension

Why hypercalcemia produce diastolic hypertension ??
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Is the Hypercalcemia secondary to something ? Like MM or cancer ?
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Itz clinical finding of HYPERPARATHYROIDISM..
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From Goljan RR: the hypercalcemia from the hyperparathyroidism will cause increased contraction of smooth muscle arterioles ----> vasoconstriction ---> diastolic HTN.

i actually didn't even know hyperparathyroidism causes hypertension! lol.
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