Pseudohypoparathyroidism, Rare Cause of Hypocalcaemia! 2288-2289
Dr. Rushad D. Patell,
32 Alka Society, Akota Vadodara 390020, Gujarat, India.
Phone: 98240 48252, E-mail: email@example.com
Pseudohypoparathyroidism is a rare disorder which is characterized by end organ parathormone resistance, which causes hypocalcaemia, hyperphosphataemia and high parathormone levels. We are reporting here case of a young male who had symptoms of chronic hypocalcaemia, with a positive Trousseauâ€™s and Chvostekâ€™s sign on examination, without any features of Albrightâ€™s hereditary osteodystrophy. Lab investigations revealed low calcium, high phosphate and high PTH levels. The patient was diagnosed as having Pseudohypoparathyroidism and he was treated successfully with Calcium and Vitamin D supplements.