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57th Annual ESPE

Athens, Greece
27 Sep 2018 - 29 Sep 2018

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ESPE 2018 57th European Society for Paediatric Endocrinology Annual Meeting 27-29 September 2018 Athens, Greece

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Management of Hypo and Hypercalcaemia

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Management of Hypo and Hypercalcaemia

Shaw Nick

The approach to the management of a child presenting with Hypo or Hypercalcaemia requires an understanding of the physiological regulation of plasma calcium and the key hormones and receptors that are important components. These include Vitamin D, Parathyroid hormone (PTH), the Calcium sensing receptor and renal function. The differential diagnosis for both these conditions is wide and it is important that relevant investigations are undertaken at presentation prior to the ini...