magnesium deficiency


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magnesium deficiency

A clinical state due to inadequate intake or impaired intestinal absorption of magnesium, often associated with decreased Ca2+ and decreased K+.
 
Clinical findings
Irritability of nervous system with tetany (spasms of hands and feet), muscular twitching, cramps, and laryngeal spasm.

magnesium deficiency

Hypomagnesemia, low magnesium A clinical situation due to inadequate intake or impaired intestinal absorption of magnesium, often associated with ↓ Ca2+, and ↓ K+ Clinical Irritability of nervous system with tetany–spasms of hands & feet, muscular twitching, cramps, laryngeal spasm
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