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Clinical Features of Early Onset Neonatal Hypocalcemia

Specialty:

Nephrology, Urology, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Pedatrics, Genetics

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Description:

Many newborns show a drop in serum calcium within a few days of birth. The risk may be even greater if there are maternal and/or neonatal disorders. The condition is related to a number of factors, including a transient physiologic hypoparathyroidism and increased release of thyrocalcitonin.

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