Hypocalcaemia-induced epilepsy during lactation

Harrad, R. A. and Kennedy, P. G. (1982) Hypocalcaemia-induced epilepsy during lactation. British Medical Journal, 285(6342), pp. 607-608. (doi: 10.1136/bmj.285.6342.607-a)

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Hypocalcaemia is a rare but well-recognised cause of grand mal convulsions and may come to light only as a result of routine biochemical screening. In the present case grand mal convulsions occurred due to hypocalcaemia after a prolonged period of lactation.

Item Type:Articles
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Kennedy, Professor Peter
Authors: Harrad, R. A., and Kennedy, P. G.
College/School:College of Medical Veterinary and Life Sciences > Institute of Infection Immunity and Inflammation
Journal Name:British Medical Journal
Journal Abbr.:BMJ
Publisher:BMJ Publishing Group
ISSN (Online):1756-1833
Copyright Holders:Copyright © 1982 BMJ Publishing Group
First Published:First published in British Medical Journal 285(6342):607-608
Publisher Policy:Reproduced in accordance with the copyright policy of the publisher.

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