Impact of intercurrent illness on calcium homeostasis and hypoparathyroidism management

@inproceedings{Chinoy2016ImpactOI,
  title={Impact of intercurrent illness on calcium homeostasis and hypoparathyroidism management},
  author={Amish Chinoy and Zulf M. Mughal and Mars S Skae and Amir H. M. Babiker and R. N. R. Padidela},
  year={2016}
}
Case 1: Two-month-old boy with newly diagnosed hypoparathyroidism due to GCMB2 mutation normalised his calcium on standard treatment with alfacalcidol and calcium supplements. He however developed bronchiolitis during admission, resulting in precipitous drop in corrected calcium (1.53mmol/L) and seizures requiring IV calcium infusion and significant increase in medication to normalise serum calcium (alfacalcidol 400ng/day  1500ng/day and calcium supplements 12mmol/day  48mmol/day). He… CONTINUE READING

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