• spasms
  • As a result, people with hypoparathyroidism can experience paresthesia, an unpleasant tingling sensation around the mouth and in the hands and feet, as well as muscle cramps and severe spasms known as "tetany" that affect the hands and feet. (wikipedia.org)
  • levels
  • This includes most common respiratory alkalemia (a higher than normal blood pH from low carbon dioxide levels in the blood), which in turn is caused by any hyperventilation (such as may result from sepsis, fever, pain, anxiety, drug withdrawal, and many other causes). (wikipedia.org)
  • Acute
  • A 14-month-old female infant presented with recurrent episodes of acute gastroenteritis accompanied by severe metabolic acidosis and hypoglycemia. (degruyter.com)
  • level
  • Under normal circumstances, the parathyroids secrete PTH to maintain a calcium level within normal limits, as calcium is required for adequate muscle and nerve function (including the autonomic nervous system). (wikipedia.org)
  • type
  • Type 2 diabetes is partly preventable by staying a normal weight, exercising regularly, and eating properly. (wikipedia.org)
  • features
  • However, as isolated GH deficiency could not explain all other concomitant features, such as severe lactic acidosis, hepatomegaly, impaired liver function, and hyperuricemia, the possibility of a combined defect was suggested. (degruyter.com)
  • forms
  • The five subtypes of primordial dwarfism are among the most severe forms of the 200 types of dwarfism, and some sources estimate that there are only 100 individuals in the world with the disorder. (wikipedia.org)
  • child
  • This may enable the child to begin their education at a normal height, improving their self-esteem and interaction with other children. (wikipedia.org)
  • The correct diagnosis of PD may not be made until the child is 5 years old and it becomes apparent that the child has severe dwarfism. (wikipedia.org)
  • patient
  • Torsades de pointes can cause death, unless the patient can be medically or electrically cardioverted and returned to a normal cardiac rhythm. (wikipedia.org)