Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0055wg4 | Workshop G: Disorders of the parathyroid glands, calcium metabolism and bone | SFEEU2018

Generalised convulsions as a presentation of severe hypocalcaemia secondary to Vitamin D deficiency: An uncommon presentation of a common condition

Anandappa Samantha , Rajakumar Lavarniya , Affam Dora , Sivappriyan Siva , Kumar Jesse

A 36 year old female patient presented to the emergency department with a generalised tonic-clonic seizure. She had a past medical history of epilepsy and tuberous sclerosis. Her medication prior to hospital admission was Tegretol which had controlled her seizures well for many years. On admission, the adjusted calcium level was 1.4 mmol/l with a raised ALP 508 U/l and a phosphate within the normal reference range at 1.1 mmol/l. Magnesium was also within the normal reference r...