Functional hypoparathyroidism in infantile hypocalcaemic stage I vitamin D deficiency rickets

S Afr Med J. 1978 Oct 7;54(15):611-2.


Nine infants with stage I rickets were found to have an inappropriate functional hypoparathyroidism with severe hypocalcaemia. Possible mechanisms, therapy and prevention are discussed.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Humans
  • Hypocalcemia / complications*
  • Hypoparathyroidism / complications*
  • Infant
  • Rickets / complications*