[Vitamin A poisoning revealed by hypercalcemia in a child with kidney failure].

Abstract

BACKGROUND Patients with chronic renal failure are at risk of vitamin A intoxication, a risk that must be evoked when unexplained hypercalcemia occurs. CASE REPORT An 8 year-old boy with Alagille syndrome and chronic renal failure was admitted because of general deterioration, and bone pain. Severe hypercalcemia (3.9 mmol/L) was present. Serum phosphate… (More)

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