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Carpal spasm in a patient with hypophosphatemia
Authors
이상현심예지최진혁김흥식
Department
Dept. of Pediatrics (소아청소년학)
Citation
Keimyung Medical Journal, Vol.34(1) : 39-42, 2015
Abstract
Phosphate is an essential ion and plays a vital role in many physiological processes. Carpopedal spasm is known as a symptom of hypocalcemia, or rarely, hypomagnesemia. We present an unusual case of carpal spasm seen in a patient with hypophosphatemia. A fourteen year old boy was admitted with acute onset of both carpal spasm after vomiting and diarrhea. Biochemical investigation revealed only moderate hypophosphatemia without hypocalcemia. Other laboratory findings including hormone tests were normal. Carpal spasm improved with correction of hypophosphatemia. The phathophysiology of neurologic dysfunction related to hypophosphatemia is not clear yet. Careful observation of serum electrolytes including phosphate is necessary when the patient has neurologic symptoms.
Keywords
Carpal spasmHypophosphatemia
URI
http://kumel.medlib.dsmc.or.kr/handle/2015.oak/15658
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2. Keimyung Medical Journal (계명의대 학술지) > 2015
1. Journal Papers (연구논문) > 1. School of Medicine (의과대학) > Dept. of Pediatrics (소아청소년학)
Keimyung Author(s)
심예지; 최진혁; 김흥식
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