A CASE OF REFRACTORY HYPERCALCEMIA-DIFFUSE LARGE B CELL LYMPHOMA
*S. Narayanan Potty, Thekkanath Paul Antony and Jissa Mariam Joy
Patients with DLBCL may have associated hypercalcemia but it is rare at the onset of disease.Here we report a 53
year old lady with no known comorbidities who presented with generalised weakness and fever of 3 weeks
duration. Blood tests revealed hypercalcemia P/V examination revealed mass from which biopsy was taken which
came out to be diffuse large B cell lymphoma. Patient was treated symptomatically for hypercalcemia with
vigorous hydration and haemodialysis. Her general condition improved and she was referred to higher centre for
treatment of her malignancy.
Keywords: Refractory hypercalcemia, Diffuse large B cell Lymphoma, Gynaecological Malignancy.
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