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Pseudohypoparathyroidism in newborn-A rare presentation

Publication Type : Journal Article

Publisher : Indian Pediatrics

Source : Indian Pediatrics,Volume No.40,2003;.47-49

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Campus : Kochi

School : School of Medicine

Department : Paediatrics

Year : 2003

Abstract : A 7-day-old male baby was referred with history of persistent multifocal convulsions from second day of life. He was found to have hypocalcemia, hyperphosphatemia, normal serum magnesium and normal renal function tests. Serum parathormone was found to be elevated. Baby was diagnosed as case of pseudohypoparathyroidism and was treated with calcium supplementation and calcitriol. At 9 months he was asymptomatic on treatment, with normal serum calcium and phosphorus.

Cite this Research Publication : Sajitha Nair, Krishnamoorthy PN, Shenoy UV, "Pseudohypoparathyroidism in newborn-A rare presentation," Indian Pediatrics,Volume No.40,2003;.47-49

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