Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences on calcified tissues

ba0004p174 | (1) | ICCBH2015

Case report of reversible cardiomyopathy secondary to 1 alpha hydroxylase deficiency

Cheung Moira , Braha Nirit , Beck-Nielsen Signe , Brain Caroline , Allgrove Jeremy

Background: Dilated cardiomyopathy is the leading cardiac cause of death in children. Treatment options include heart transplantation. Reversible causes are rare but hypocalcaemia secondary to vitamin D deficiency is a recognised cause and presents during infancy in at risk populations. Risk factors include babies who were breast fed, dark skinned and from mothers with vitamin D deficiency. We present an unusual case of vitamin D replete, hypocalcaemic cardiomyopathy secondary...