Acute vitamin D toxicity in an infant

Khadgawat, Rajesh ; Goswami, Ravinder ; Gupta, Nandita ; Seith, Asu ; Mehta, Ajay Prakash (2007) Acute vitamin D toxicity in an infant Clinical Pediatric Endocrinology, 16 (4). pp. 89-93. ISSN 0918-5739

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We report vitamin D toxicity in an infant following consecutive administration use of a large dose of vitamin D, causing symptomatic hypercalcemia, which was successfully managed with injectable calcitonin. However, the child developed bilateral medullary nephrocalcinosis which persisted 42 mon after the initial episode.

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Keywords:Vitamin D Deficiency; Vitamin D Toxicity; Infants; Nephrocalcinosis
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