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Hypocalcaemia and convulsions.
  1. M. M. Gupta,
  2. D. N. Grover

    Abstract

    Hypocalcaemia may manifest with tetany, convulsions and even status eqilepticus. Recognition of underlying hypocalcaemia in convulsions is mandatory because the fits may not be adequately controlled by anti-convulsant drugs which may also aggravate hypocalcaemia. Vitamin D, by relieving hypocalcaemia, reduces the frequency of convulsions and may even eliminate them.

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