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An infant with tachypnea.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  17110866     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The purpose of this case report is to illustrate the diagnostic difficulties of congestive heart failure in an infant. When presenting to the emergency department, these patients are often evaluated for sepsis, congenital heart disease, metabolic disorders, and myocarditis. We report a case of a 3(1/2)-month-old male who presented to the pediatric emergency department with congestive heart failure. He was found to have vitamin D deficiency rickets induced cardiomyopathy.
Authors:
Kelly J Cramm; Raymond A Cattaneo; Robert D Schremmer
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Clinical Conference; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Pediatric emergency care     Volume:  22     ISSN:  1535-1815     ISO Abbreviation:  Pediatr Emerg Care     Publication Date:  2006 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2006-11-19     Completed Date:  2006-12-06     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8507560     Medline TA:  Pediatr Emerg Care     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  728-31     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Division of Emergency Medical Services, Children's Mercy Hospitals and Clinics, 2401 Gillham Road, Kansas City, MO 64108, USA. kjcramm@cmh.edu
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Breast Feeding / adverse effects*
Calcium / therapeutic use
Cardiomegaly / etiology
Diagnosis, Differential
Electrocardiography
Emergencies
Heart Failure / diagnosis,  etiology*,  ultrasonography
Heart Sounds
Humans
Infant
Infant Care
Male
Mitral Valve Insufficiency / etiology
Oliguria / etiology
Respiration Disorders / drug therapy,  etiology*
Rickets / complications,  diagnosis*,  drug therapy
Ventricular Dysfunction, Left / etiology
Vitamin D / therapeutic use
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
1406-16-2/Vitamin D; 7440-70-2/Calcium

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