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ba0004p84 | (1) | ICCBH2015

Different causes of infantile hypercalcemia

Kutilek Stepan , Plasilova Ivana , Gut Josef , Konrad Martin , Schlingman Karl P , Machata-Hanulikova Kristyna , Teterova-Cerna Hana

Background: Hypercalcemia in childhood is rare, can be of various origin and might go unrecognized until severe signs appear. We demonstrate hypercalcemia of different causes in two infants.Case no 1.: 5-month old girl with failure to thrive, constipation, muscle hypotonia, dehydration, where total calcaemia peaked to 4.25 mmol/l. Low calcium diet, application of glucocorticoids and furosemide resulted in a drop in calcaemia to values below 3 mmol/l and ...