Idiopathic hypercalcemia in a child: a clinical case of hypervitaminosis and hypercalcemia in a young child

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O.O. Dobryk
N.S. Lukianenko
M.I. Dushar

Abstract

Against the background of an almost global pandemic of vitamin D deficiency, especially in childhood, it is necessary to shar­pen the attention of doctors to conditions that are accompanied by hypervitaminosis D and severe disorders of phosphorus and calcium metabolism, which lead to dangerous consequences. These include idiopathic infantile hypercalcemia. Idiopathic infantile hypercalcemia is a rare hereditary autosomal recessive disease associated with impaired inactivation of active metabolites of vitamin D due to inactivating mutations in the CYP24A1 gene. The article describes a clinical case of hypervitaminosis D, hypercalcemia, hypoparathyroidism, the development of nephrocalcinosis in a young child against the background of inactivating mutations of the CYP24A1 gene.

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Dobryk, O., N. Lukianenko, and M. Dushar. “Idiopathic Hypercalcemia in a Child: A Clinical Case of Hypervitaminosis and Hypercalcemia in a Young Child”. KIDNEYS, vol. 9, no. 4, Aug. 2021, pp. 249-53, doi:10.22141/2307-1257.9.4.2020.218240.
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