Medicine (Baltimore) 2017 Apr;96(16):e6347
aPediatric Hepatologist, Faculty of Medicine, Cairo University, Cairo, Egypt. Pediatric Hepatologist, Alhada Armed Forces Hospital, Taif, KSA bPediatric endocrinologist, Armed Forces Hospitals of Taif Region, Taif, KSA cPediatric neonatologist, Alhada Armed Forces Hospital, Taif, KSA dPediatric endocrinologist, Alhada Armed Forces Hospital, Taif, KSA ePediatrics, Children Hospital, Taif, KSA fPediatric Allergist and immunologist Alhada Armed Forces Hospital, Taif, KSA gPediatric Nephrologist, College of Medicine, Taif University, Taif, KSA hMedical intern, Taif University, Taif, KSA iPediatric Hematologist and Oncologist, Faculty of Medicine, Zagazig University, Zagazig, Egypt.
: Pediatric idiopathic hypoparathyroidism with extensive intracranial calcifications outside the basal ganglia (BG) is extremely rare with less than 10 cases worldwide.Patient Concerns
: An 11-year-old Saudi male child presented with tetany with otherwise normal neurological and other body system examination diagnoses severe hypocalcemia for differential diagnosis.Interventions
: Further investigations revealed hyperphosphatemia and undetectable serum intact parathyroid hormone. Read More