Primary hypomagnesemia with a probable double magnesium transport defect

H. Matzkin, D. Lotan, H. Boichis

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Abstract

We describe a boy with a neonatally diagnosed primary nonfamilial hypomagnesemia. Oral supplementation of large quantities of magnesium salts was required to maintain low normal serum magnesium levels. Lately, a further increase in the oral supplementation had to be administered in order to avoid seizures. A thorough investigation was conducted. Both an intestinal and urinary magnesium wasting was noticed. The rarity of this simultaneous double transport defect merit its description.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)83-86
Number of pages4
JournalNephron
Volume52
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - 1989
Externally publishedYes

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