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Symptomatic hypocalcemia and hypoparathyroidism in two infants of mothers with hyperparathyroidism and familial benign hypercalcemia.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  7650548     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Neonatal hypocalcemia secondary to maternal hypercalcemia is relatively rare. We describe two infants with hypocalcemia and generalized seizures at 2 weeks and at 5 days of age, respectively. In the first case the infant was delivered of a mother who was subsequently diagnosed as having hyperparathyroidism. In the second case the infant was a member of a kindred with familial benign hypercalcemia. The evaluation of late-onset neonatal hypocalcemia should include an evaluation of maternal hyperparathyroidism and, in some cases, an evaluation for familial calcium disorders.
B R Thomas; J D Bennett
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of perinatology : official journal of the California Perinatal Association     Volume:  15     ISSN:  0743-8346     ISO Abbreviation:  J Perinatol     Publication Date:    1995 Jan-Feb
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1995-09-27     Completed Date:  1995-09-27     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8501884     Medline TA:  J Perinatol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  23-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Pediatrics, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock 72205, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Hypercalcemia / complications*,  genetics
Hyperparathyroidism / complications*
Hypocalcemia / etiology*
Hypoparathyroidism / etiology*
Infant, Newborn
Pregnancy Complications*
Seizures / etiology
Comment In:
J Perinatol. 1996 Nov-Dec;16(6):513-4   [PMID:  8979197 ]

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