Hypercalcemia and metastatic calcification in a neonate with subcutaneous fat necrosis
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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 wordsHypercalcemia Metastatic calcification Subcutaneous fat necrosis
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