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What are the other features of DiGeorge syndrome?

Cardiac abnormalities
Abnormal facies
Thymus aplasia
Cleft palate
Hypoparathyroidism/hypocalcaemia
Chromosome 22

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What is the long term management of hypoparathyroidism?

Calcium supplement daily
Vitamin D tablet

63

Why can hypomagnaeseamia cause low calcium?

Ca release is Mg+ dependent

64

What causes hypomagnaeaemia ?

Alcohol
Thiazides
PPI

65

What is pseudohypoparathyroidism?

Genetic defect of GNAS1 which means that PTH is resisted

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What are symptoms of pseudohypoparathyroidism?

Obesity
Learning disabilities
Brachdactyly of 4th metacarpal
Hypocalcaemia

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What is pseudo-pseudohypoparathyroidism?

Same but with normal Ca

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What can cause rickets?

Coeliac disease
Liver disease
Chronic renal failure

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True or False
Alk phos is raised in Osteomalacia

True