Familial systemic lupus erythematosus with hypercalcemia

Clinical Brief

DOI: 10.1007/s12098-008-0106-6

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Kohli, U., Lodha, R. & Bagga, A. Indian J Pediatr (2008) 75: 855. doi:10.1007/s12098-008-0106-6


An 8-yr-old girl with familial systemic lupus erythematosus and several severe manifestations, including persistent thrombocytopenia, rapidly progressive renal failure and hepatic failure is described. The course was complicated by the occurrence of hypercalcemia, hypophosphatemia and elevated levels of parathormone, an association not previously reported in children.

Key words

Hyperparathyroidism Hypercalcemia Lupus nephritis Thrombocytopenia 

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© Dr. K C Chaudhuri Foundation 2008

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of PediatricsAll India Institute of Medical SciencesNew DelhiIndia
  2. 2.Division of Pediatric NephrologyAll India Institute of Medical ScienceNew DelhiIndia

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