hrp0094p2-90 | Bone, growth plate and mineral metabolism | ESPE2021

Changing reality: rebirth of old diseases in new circumstances. Severe vitamin D deficiency presenting as hypocalcemic seizures in a healthy adolescent after prolonged COVID-19 lock-down.

Naugolny Larissa , Rachmiel Marianna , Weintrob Naomi ,

Context: Nutritional vitamin D deficiency is rare in the high income countries; its manifestations are usually associated with the combination of accompanying risk factors, as malnutrition, chronic illness, dark skin or restricted exposure to sunlight due to cultural practices.Objective: The aim of this case report is to increase the awareness to severe vitamin D deficiency as a result of extreme indoor isolation due to ...