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Year : 2012  |  Volume : 16  |  Issue : 6  |  Page : 1035-1036

Rare presentation of a common disease: Idiopathic hypoparathyroidism presenting with extrapyramidal symptoms and status epilepticus

1 Department of Medicine, NRS Medical College, Kolkata, India
2 Department of Endocrinology, NRS Medical College, Kolkata, India

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Kaushik Ghosh
Department of Medicine, NRS Medical College, 138 AJC Bose Road, Kolkata - 700 014
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

DOI: 10.4103/2230-8210.103035

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We report of an 18-year-old male who presented with an epileptiform disorder, features of hypocalcemia, and an extrapyramidal symptom in the form of choreoathetosis. On evaluation he had idiopathic hypoparathyroidism with extensive calcifications in the extrapyramidal system of the brain; basal ganglion, as well as in the cerebral cortex and cerebellum, which is a rare entity. We report the rare presentation of a common disorder, which requires to be considered in evaluating hypoparathyroidism.

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