The Indian Journal of Pediatrics

, Volume 84, Issue 5, pp 405–407

Status Dystonicus in a Child with Familial Idiopathic Hypoparathyroidism

  • Suresh Kumar Angurana
  • Jayashree Muralidharan
  • Devi Dayal
  • Javed Ismail
Clinical Brief

DOI: 10.1007/s12098-017-2295-3

Cite this article as:
Angurana, S.K., Muralidharan, J., Dayal, D. et al. Indian J Pediatr (2017) 84: 405. doi:10.1007/s12098-017-2295-3

Abstract

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.

Keywords

Status dystonicus Hypoparathyroidism Midazolam Intracranial calcifications 

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© Dr. K C Chaudhuri Foundation 2017

Authors and Affiliations

  • Suresh Kumar Angurana
    • 1
  • Jayashree Muralidharan
    • 1
  • Devi Dayal
    • 1
  • Javed Ismail
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Pediatrics, Advanced Pediatrics CentrePostgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER)ChandigarhIndia

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