Familial hypomagnesemia-hypercalciuria in 2 siblings.

  title={Familial hypomagnesemia-hypercalciuria in 2 siblings.},
  author={Eberhard Kuwertz-Br{\"o}king and Stefan Fr{\"u}nd and Monika Bulla and Robert Kleta and Christian Stefansen August and Klaus Kisters},
  journal={Clinical nephrology},
  volume={56 2},
Familial hypomagnesemia-hypercalciuria with nephrocalcinosis and renal insufficiency in childhood is a rarely described disease. Two siblings of consanguineous Tunesian parents (first cousins), a 2-year-old boy and a 4-year-old girl presented with renal insufficiency and severe bilateral nephrocalcinosis. Both were found to have decreased serum and intracellular magnesium concentrations, increased urinary excretion of magnesium and calcium, mild glomerular and severe tubular proteinuria and low… CONTINUE READING