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Hypocalcaemic fit in an adolescent boy with undiagnosed rickets.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  17954834     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Rickets in early childhood has been well documented in the literature. We present a case report on a teenage Somalian boy who had a generalised tonic clonic fit (an unusual presentation of rickets in late childhood) and was diagnosed with vitamin D deficient rickets.
Authors:
I Seerat; M Greenberg
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Emergency medicine journal : EMJ     Volume:  24     ISSN:  1472-0213     ISO Abbreviation:  Emerg Med J     Publication Date:  2007 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2007-10-23     Completed Date:  2007-11-20     Revised Date:  2013-06-06    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100963089     Medline TA:  Emerg Med J     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  778-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Royal Free Hospital, Pond Street, London, NW3 2QG, UK. iseerat@hotmail.com
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adolescent
Diagnosis, Differential
Humans
Hypocalcemia / diagnosis*,  etiology
Male
Seizures / diagnosis,  etiology
Vitamin D Deficiency / complications,  diagnosis*
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