Hypocalcaemic chorea secondary to malabsorption.


A patient presented with chorea and a recent history of Crohn's disease. Investigation revealed the cause of the chorea to be hypocalcaemia secondary to malabsorption. So far as is known there has been no previous report of hypocalcaemic chorea due to malabsorption.

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@article{Howdle1979HypocalcaemicCS, title={Hypocalcaemic chorea secondary to malabsorption.}, author={Peter D Howdle and Ian Bone and M. S. Losowsky}, journal={Postgraduate medical journal}, year={1979}, volume={55 646}, pages={560-3} }