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Tetany: Introduction

Tetany is a set of symptoms caused by low blood calcium (hypocalcemia). It is not related to the similarly-named tetanus, although the two conditions do have some similar symptoms. ...more »

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Definitions of Tetany:

Hyperexcitability of nerve and muscle when the concentration of extracellular ionized calcium is decreased. - (Source - Diseases Database)

Clinical neurological syndrome characterized by muscular twitching and cramps and (when severe) seizures; associated with calcium deficiency (hypoparathyroidism) or vitamin D deficiency or alkalosis - (Source - WordNet 2.1)


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