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How vitamin D deficiency cause tetany?

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Dr. Ravinder Nagpaul
36 years experience in Internal Medicine
See Below: The basic cause for Tetany is low calcium. In kids due to severe malabsorption or some other cases where there is a loss of Vit D in high amount leads to development of secondary parathyroidism which leads to low calcium and results in to Tetany
Answered on Feb 13, 2015
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