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[An uncommon cause of hypocalcemic convulsion: congenital rickets. Case report].
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  23224316     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Vitamin D deficiency and rickets are major health problems in developing countries. Congenital rickets is a rare form of rickets. Maternal vitamin D deficiency is the most important risk factor for vitamin D deficiency and rickets in newborns and early infancy. In this report, we presented a two-monthold infant with seizures while hospitalized for pulmonary infection. Finally, congenital rickets due to maternal vitamin D deficiency was diagnosed.
Authors:
Duran Karabel; Musemma Karabel; Ayse Esra Yilmaz; Tugba Tas; Metin Karayel
Publication Detail:
Type:  English Abstract; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Archivos argentinos de pediatría     Volume:  110     ISSN:  1668-3501     ISO Abbreviation:  Arch Argent Pediatr     Publication Date:  2012 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-12-10     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0372460     Medline TA:  Arch Argent Pediatr     Country:  Argentina    
Other Details:
Languages:  spa     Pagination:  e123-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Departamento de Pediatría, Maternity and Children's Hospital, Siirt, Turquía.
Vernacular Title:
Una causa infrecuente de convulsión hipocalcémica: raquitismo congénito. Caso clínico.
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