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  Status Epilepticus Due To Hypocalcemia in The Adults [Turk J Neurol]
Turk J Neurol. 1995; 1(2): 95-97

Status Epilepticus Due To Hypocalcemia in The Adults

Zekeriya ALİOĞLU1, Ufuk ŞENER1, Okan BÖLÜKBAŞI1, Mehmet ÖZMENOĞLU1, Sezer Şener KOMSUOĞLU2
1KTÜ Tıp Fakültesi Nöroloji Anabilim Dalı, Trabzon
2Kocaeli Üniversitesi Tıp Fakültesi Nöroloji Anabilim Dalı, İzmit

Hypocalcemia is usually associated with hypoparathyroidism. The neurological symptomsare due to the enhanced excitability of the nervous system. In these patients, statusepilepticus very rarely occurs. Two patients with status epilepticus picture admitted tocausalty ward. Their blood chemistry revealed low calcium, high phosphorus andparathormon levels. Intravenous calcium replacement therapy were started and seizureswere stopped with normalization of serum calcium levels.

Keywords: Hypocalcemia, epileptic seizures.


Zekeriya ALİOĞLU, Ufuk ŞENER, Okan BÖLÜKBAŞI, Mehmet ÖZMENOĞLU, Sezer Şener KOMSUOĞLU. Status Epilepticus Due To Hypocalcemia in The Adults. Turk J Neurol. 1995; 1(2): 95-97

Corresponding Author: Zekeriya ALİOĞLU


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