Korean J Med.  2003 Nov;65(Suppl 3):S788-S791.

A case of idiopathic hypoparathyroidism combined with hypothyroidism diagnosed by tetanic symptom during treatment for idiopathic epilepsy

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  • 1Department of Internal Medicine, Masan Samsung Hospital, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Masan, Korea. pajeongho@hanmail.net

Abstract

Idiopathic hypoparathyroidism is activating mutation of the calcium sensor receptor lead to inhibition of parathyroid hormone (PTH) secertion at inappropriately low serum ionized calcium levels and are a cause of autosomal dominant hypoparathyroidism. This disease often show slight mental retardation and associated endocrine abnormalities, most commonly hypothyroidism (without goiter) and hypogonadism. We diagnosed this in 20 year old male who presented with left foot pain with rigidity during he was treated for idiopathic epilepsy and had goiter. We report this case with a review of the literature.

Keyword

Idiopathic; Hypoparathyroidism; Hypothyroidism; Epilepsy; Tetany
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