Excess levels of calcium in the blood can lead to an increased incidence of kidney stones.
Hypercalcemia due to vitamin D excess can lead to abnormal deposition of calcium salts in otherwise normal tissue, especially in the kidney. Metastatic calcification is different from dystrophic calcification, which is caused by abnormalities of tissue that result in mineral deposition.
Anorexia is a common symptom seen in hypercalcemia caused by vitamin D toxicity.
Abdominal pain is a common symptom seen in hypercalcemia caused by vitamin D toxicity.
Vitamin D toxicity is seen in sarcoidosis due to increased activation of vitamin D by epithelioid macrophages.
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