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          VOLUME 48 / ISSUE 4


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11 - Pamidronate treatment in patient developed hypercalcemia due to hypervitaminosis D

Ergül Sarı, Lida Bülbül, Meryem Benzer, Teoman Akçay, Neslihan Özkul Sağlam, Sami Hatipoğlu

Vitamin D supplementation in childhood in order to rickets prophylaxis is given from the neonatal period. However, inappropriate vitamin D supplementation may be administered by families for children’s growth and development and early teething or may be given high dose vitamin D for the treatment by physicians due to incorrect assessment of rickets laboratory findings. For these reasons, vitamin D intoxication related hypercalcemia in some cases determined. This article are presented for emphasize the efficacy of pamidronate treatment in vitamin D intoxication developed five month old girl after use of vitamin D once ampoules, developing hypercalcemia and nephrocalcinosis stage 2.

Keywords: Vitamin D, hypercalcemia, pamidronate

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