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Lightwood and Payne idiopathic hypercalcaemia

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A syndrome in infants. Only French description avialable.

Description

Syndromer observé chez le nourrisson, caractérisé par des lésions squelettiques (densification de la base du crâne), de la néphrocalcinose, une augmentation des taux du calcium, de l’urée et du cholestérol dans le sang. Il est transitoire et curable, et serait dû à une intolérance à la vitamine D.

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