Status Dystonicus in a Child with Familial Idiopathic Hypoparathyroidism
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Hypoparathyroidism leading to status dystonicus is rarely reported in literature. The authors present an 8-y-old girl with idiopathic familial hypoparathyroidism who presented with status dystonicus. She was managed successfully with midazolam infusion, calcium and vitamin D supplementation, and oral anti-dystonia drugs.
KeywordsStatus dystonicus Hypoparathyroidism Midazolam Intracranial calcifications
SKA: Patient management, review of literature and manuscript writing; JM: Supervised patient management and critically reviewed the manuscript; DD: Followed up patient in Pediatric Endocrinology OPD and inputs during acute management; JI: Patient management. JM will act as guarantor for the paper.
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