The Indian Journal of Pediatrics

, Volume 84, Issue 5, pp 405–407 | Cite as

Status Dystonicus in a Child with Familial Idiopathic Hypoparathyroidism

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

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 

Notes

Contributions

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.

Compliance with Ethical Standards

Conflict of Interest

None.

Source of Funding

None.

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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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