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ea0037ep246 | Calcium and Vitamin D metabolism | ECE2015

Hypocalcaemia due to 22q11.2 deletion syndrome diagnosed in adulthood

Vidal Maria Cabrer , Soler Guillermo Serra , Wos Marzena , Perez Maria Soledad Gogorza , Jimenez Inaki Arguelles , Povedano Santiago Tofe , Ribas Elena Mena , Fernandez Honorato Garcia , Macazaga Vicente Pereg

Introduction: Hypocalcaemia is present in half of the patients with 22q11.2 deletion syndrome (DiGeorge-velocardiofacial syndrome). Most of these cases are diagnosed during childhood.Case report: A 56-year-old man was evaluated for symptomatic hypocalcaemia after undergoing a left nephrectomy because of renal tumour. He had paraesthesia around his mouth and hands and TrousseauÂ’s sign. His past medical history included high blood pressure, type 2 dia...