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What electrolyte imbalance would be assessed by the nurse?
A client with hypoparathyroidism complains of numbness and tingling in his fingers and around the mouth.

This question is part of Fluids and Electrolytes NCLEX practice questions
Asked by Glenda miles, Last updated: Aug 08, 2019

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Anyedina nelson

Anyedina nelson

Answered on Mar 24, 2019

Hypocalcimia due to calcitoni action to reduce calcium circulation

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tgerdel

Tgerdel

Answered on Aug 24, 2018

Hypocalcemia

Hypoparathyroidism can cause low serum calcium levels. Numbness and tingling in extremities and in the circumoral area around the mouth are the hallmark signs of hypocalcemia. Normal calcium level is 9 to 11 mg/dl.
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