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Tumor lysis syndrome is associated with all of the following laboratory feature except: (AIIMS Nov 09)



A Hyperkalemia
B Hypercalcemia

C Hyperuricemia
D Hyperphosphatemia

Ans. B

Hypercalcemia

Tumor lysis syndrome

1). Tumor lysis syndrome occurs during-the treatment of malignancies.

2). Destruction of large number of rapidly proliferating neoplastic cells leads to release of a number of intracellular electrolytes which causes following effect:

a. Hyperuricemia

b. Hyperphosphatemia

c. Hypocalcemia

d. Hyperkalemia

e. Lactic acidosis

f. Dehydration