Hypercalcemia and metastatic calcification in a neonate with subcutaneous fat necrosis
First Online: 14 January 2010 Received: 22 November 2008 Accepted: 16 April 2009 DOI:
Cite this article as: Nair, S., Nair, S.G., Borade, A. et al. Indian J Pediatr (2009) 76: 1155. doi:10.1007/s12098-009-0278-8 Abstract
We report a 30-day-old baby with subcutaneous fat necrosis and symptomatic hypercalcemia, who developed metastatic calcification in the subcutaneous tissue, kidneys, pericardium and brain. The baby also had anemia, hypertriglyceridemia and hypercholesterolemia. He was managed with intravenous saline, furosemide, oral steroids and bisphosphonates and improved with treatment.
Key words Hypercalcemia Metastatic calcification Subcutaneous fat necrosis References
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