Medical Conditions



Disorders Affecting Calcium Metabolism

Calcium plays an important role in several body functions, including muscle contractions, enzyme function, and nerve conduction. Calcium is stored in the bones.

Disorders affecting calcium metabolism require clinical care by a physician or other health care professional. Listed in the directory below are some of the disorders that affect calcium metabolism, for which we have provided a brief overview.

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Last reviewed: 9/29/2011