tetania neonatorum -->
neonatal tetany
medical dictionary

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

Synonyms: myotonia neonatorum, tetania neonatorum, tetanism.

(05 Mar 2000)

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