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Vitamin D Deficiency Rickets in Infants Presenting with Hypocalcaemic Convulsions

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DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2012.269
Pages: 
201–4
Synopsis: 
Ninety-one infants with rickets presented to hospital with hypocalcaemia. Vitamin D deficiency should be considered in infants presenting with hypocalcaemic convulsion.

ABSTRACT


Aim: Hypocalcaemia evaluation of the clinical, biochemical and radiological features of 91 infants with rickets who presented as hypocalcaemic convulsions.

Subjects andMethods: Ninety-one hypocalcaemic infants who were brought to hospital with convulsion and diag-nosed with rickets related to vitamin D deficiency according to their clinical, biochemical and radio-logical features were retrospectively reviewed.

Accepted: 
29 Oct, 2012
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e-Published: 26 Jun, 2013
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