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[A severe form of vitamin D deficiency with hypocalcemic cardiomyopathy].

Authors
  • Yaseen, H
  • Maragnes, P
  • Gandon-Laloum, S
  • Bensaid, P
  • N'Guyen, B
  • Ricaud, D
  • Lecacheux, C
Type
Published Article
Journal
Pédiatrie
Publication Date
Jan 01, 1993
Volume
48
Issue
7-8
Pages
547–549
Identifiers
PMID: 8165115
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

The authors report on a case of cardiomyopathy with congestive heart failure in an infant with severe hypocalcemia related to vitamin D deficient rickets. The heart failure was successfully treated with calcium gluconate and vitamin D, associated with dobutamide.

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