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Year : 2020  |  Volume : 4  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 196-197

A rare cause of hypocalcemia: Hypoparathyroidism, sensorineural deafness, and renal disease syndrome

1 Diabetes and Endocrinology Consultant, York Hospital, York, UK
2 Diabetes and Endocrinology Centre, York Hospital, York, UK

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Sufyan Benamer
Diabetes and endocrinology centre, York Hospital, Wigginton Road, YO31 8HE
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

DOI: 10.4103/LJMS.LJMS_81_20

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Hypocalcemia is a common electrolyte disturbance with a variety of causes. Hypoparathyroidism, sensorineural deafness, and renal disease (HDR) syndrome is a rare autosomal-dominant genetic disorder characterized by hypoparathyroidism, sensorineural deafness, and renal disease. This is a case presentation of HDR syndrome that had been referred to a hospital with hypocalcemia. This case has a unique feature as it has been diagnosed in adult age because usually HDR syndrome is diagnosed in pediatric age group.

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