neonatal tetany

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ne·o·na·tal tet·a·ny

hypocalcemic tetany occurring in neonates or young infants, due to transient functional hypoparathyroidism in consumption of cow's milk (high phosphorus content).

ne·o·na·tal tet·a·ny

(nē'ō-nā'tăl tet'ă-nē)
Hypocalcemic tetany occurring in neonates or young infants, due to transient functional hypoparathyroidism in consumption of cow's milk (high phosphorus content).
Synonym(s): tetanism.
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