Journal of Inherited Metabolic Disease

, Volume 24, Issue 8, pp 875–876 | Cite as

Familial hypomagnesaemia with secondary hypocalcaemia: A new case that indicates autosomal recessive inheritance

  • P. Meyer
  • M. B. Boettger
Article

Abstract

Male and female siblings, now aged 18 and 23 years respectively, with familial hypomagnesaemia and secondary hypocalcaemia provide further evidence that this is an autosomal recessive disorder and not X-linked as originally thought.

Keywords

Public Health Internal Medicine Autosomal Recessive Disorder Autosomal Recessive Inheritance Female Sibling 
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© Kluwer Academic Publishers 2001

Authors and Affiliations

  • P. Meyer
    • 1
    • 2
  • M. B. Boettger
    • 2
  1. 1.Institute of Human GeneticsUniversity of HeidelbergHeidelbergGermany
  2. 2.Human Resources Inc.TübingenGermany

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