latent tetany syndrome

latent tetany syndrome

A state of neuromuscular hyperexcitability, defined by physical exam and electromyography.
 
Clinical findings
Trousseau and Chvostek signs of hypocalcemia, bowel irritability, pseudocroup (laryngismus stridulus), anxiety, asthenia, migraines, mitral valve prolapse.
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latent tetany syndrome

Metabolism A state of neuromuscular hyperexcitability, defined by physical exam, electromyography Clinical Trousseau and Chvostek signs of hypocalcemia, bowel irritability, laryngismus stridulus, anxiety, asthenia, migraines, mitral valve prolapse. Cf Hypocalcemia.
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