Latent tetany and anxiety, marginal magnesium deficit, and normocalcemia.

@article{Seelig1975LatentTA,
  title={Latent tetany and anxiety, marginal magnesium deficit, and normocalcemia.},
  author={Mildred S. Seelig and Adolph R. Berger and N J Spielholz},
  journal={Diseases of the nervous system},
  year={1975},
  volume={36 8},
  pages={461-5}
}
The identification of marginal magnesium deficit, such as we have detected in a patient with anxiety, depression, and psychomatic complaints, is a difficult diagnostic problem. Electromyography of a limb, rendered acutely ischemic either just before or after hyperventilation, can elicit latent tetany in this condition, as well as in calcium deficiency. We… CONTINUE READING