Katia Maruca

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Autosomal Dominant Hypocalcemia (ADH) is an endocrine disorder due to activating mutations of the calcium-sensing receptor (CASR) gene. We report on a young boy who presented low serum calcium with hypercalciuria, hyperphosphatemia and low serum concentration of parathyroid hormone, not accompanied by classic clinical signs of hypocalcemia. Treatment with(More)
Decreased bone mineral density (BMD) is a known complication of chronic liver disease in adults. Data on bone mass, an important factor for the development of osteoporosis in adult life, in young patients with chronic hepatitis B (HBV) and C virus (HCV) infections are scarce. We measured BMD at the lumbar spine and whole skeleton by dual-energy X-ray(More)
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