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Tetany: A diagnostic dilemma

By Aparna Williams, Dootika Liddle and Valsa Abraham

Abstract

Tetany is a disorder of increased neuronal excitability usually associated with hypocalcemia. We report a patient with typical tetanic cramps and carpopedal spasm in the postoperative period, despite normal serum concentrations of calcium, which responded to intravenous infusion of calcium

Topics: Case Report
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