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Abstract Title:

[Tetany--a first symptom of celiac disease].

Abstract Source:

Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen. 2000 Mar 30;120(9):1034-6. PMID: 10833962

Abstract Author(s):

S J Moltu, B S Bentsen

Article Affiliation:

Barneavdelingen Sentralsykehuset Ostfold Fredrikstad.

Abstract:

BACKGROUND: Seizures in children are usually caused by fever or epilepsy, though they may also be caused by electrolyte, vitamin or mineral disturbances. We describe a case of hypocalcaemic tetany with hypovitaminosis D. MATERIAL AND METHODS: The patient was a previously healthy eight months old girl of Indian origin. RESULTS: Investigations revealed that she suffered from coeliac disease. INTERPRETATION: Coeliac disease is a well-known disorder, characterised by enteropathy and malabsorption causing symptoms such as vomiting, diarrhoea and failure to thrive. Enteropathy and specific malnutrition may occur in the total absence of gastrointestinal symptoms.

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