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How vitamin D deficiency cause tetany?

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Dr. Ravinder Nagpaul
Internal Medicine

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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

In brief: 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
Dr. Ravinder Nagpaul
Dr. Ravinder Nagpaul
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