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128 Possible Causes for Neonatal Tetany

  • Neonatal Hypocalcemia

    Primary hyperparathyroidism in the mother during pregnancy is known to result in a high rate of fetal complications; spontaneous abortions, still births, and neonatal tetany[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Abstract Findings in a case of neonatal tetany in a child whose mother had elevated blood parathyroid hormone levels because of a parathyroid adenoma are given.[annals.org] CASES of neonatal tetany not due to rickets were reported in the early 1900's.[nejm.org]

  • Tetanus

    Neonatal tetanus is a severe, often fatal disease caused by the toxin Clostridium tetani.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] (50% of tetanus deaths worldwide) CAUSE Clostridium tetani caused by toxin from Clostridium tetani - able to survive in the environment as highly resistant spores anaerobic[lifeinthefastlane.com] An ulcer gradually enlarged to 5 4 cm and a swab from ulcer showed Clostridium tetani (both on Gram staining and culture).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Primary Hyperparathyroidism

    […] hypocalcemia, ranging from neonatal tetany to stillbirth.[shifrinmd.com] PHPT may be associated with intrauterine growth retardation and fetal death, preterm delivery, neonatal hypocalcemic tetany, or seizures [ 132 ].[link.springer.com] Persistent maternal hypercalcemia suppresses the development of the fetal parathyroid glands.Therefore, the most frequent serious complications of maternal hypercalcemia are neonatal[shifrinmd.com]

  • Hypomagnesemia

    Here we present a 14-year-old Turkish girl whose first symptoms manifested as neonatal tetany at 17 days old.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] (correlates with the secondary development of hypocalcemia or hypokalemia) tremor muscle fasciculations Seizures, usually tonic-clonic, can occur in neonates and adults in[epilepsy.com] […] magnesium is critical in energy-requiring metabolic processes. 49 Symptoms of hypomagnesemia include: irritability agitation confusion anorexia nausea vomiting lethargy weakness tetany[epilepsy.com]

  • Calcium Gluconate

    tetany.[gov.uk] Calcium Gluconate is used in the treatment of disorders with negative calcium balance, including Vitamin D deficiency, hypoparathyroidism, neonatal tetany and alkalosis.[nclexpreceptor.com] Paediatric population: Calcium Gluconate Injection is indicated for the treatment of neonatal tetany – it should not be routinely used in children less than 18 years of age[medicines.org.uk]

  • Hypocalcemia

    Denosumab, a human monoclonal antibody to the receptor activator of nuclear factor-κB ligand, is a novel therapy to osteoporotic fracture and skeletal-related events in patients with bone metastases. Hypocalcemia is its known adverse effect, although it is generally mild and transient and usually occurs in patients[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Alkalosis

    neonatal tetany ( P71.3 ) parathyroid tetany ( E20.9 ) post-thyroidectomy tetany ( E89.2 ) alkalosis E87.3 ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To E87.3 E85.9 Amyloidosis, unspecified[icd10data.com] (due to) R29.0 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code R29.0 Tetany 2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code Applicable To Carpopedal spasm Type 1 Excludes hysterical tetany ( F44.5 )[icd10data.com] […] elsewhere classified 2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code Applicable To Electrolyte imbalance NOS Hyperchloremia Hypochloremia alkalosis E87.3 (metabolic) (respiratory) Tetany[icd10data.com]

  • Non-epileptic Convulsion

    Specific Code Applicable To Carpopedal spasm Type 1 Excludes hysterical tetany ( F44.5 ) neonatal tetany ( P71.3 ) parathyroid tetany ( E20.9 ) post-thyroidectomy tetany[icd10data.com] neonatal tetany ( P71.3 ) parathyroid tetany ( E20.9 ) post-thyroidectomy tetany ( E89.2 ) convulsions R29.0 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code R29.0 Tetany 2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable[icd10data.com] 2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code Applicable To Carpopedal spasm Type 1 Excludes hysterical tetany ( F44.5 ) neonatal tetany ( P71.3 ) parathyroid tetany ( E20.9[icd10data.com]

  • Primary Immune Deficiency Disorder

    tetany(absence of parathyroid) • Therapy: Thymic transplants 17. • Cleft palate • Antimongoloid eyes • Short philtrum with fish-mouth appearance , • Micrognathia • Low set[slideshare.net] […] called thymic hypoplasia • Congenital disorder • Abnormalities in structure derived from 3rd and 4th pharyngeal pouches • Predominantly T cell defect • Charactersitics: Neonatal[slideshare.net]

  • Metabolic Alkalosis

    neonatal tetany ( P71.3 ) parathyroid tetany ( E20.9 ) post-thyroidectomy tetany ( E89.2 ) alkalosis E87.3 ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To E87.3 E85.9 Amyloidosis, unspecified[icd10data.com] (due to) R29.0 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code R29.0 Tetany 2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code Applicable To Carpopedal spasm Type 1 Excludes hysterical tetany ( F44.5 )[icd10data.com] […] elsewhere classified 2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code Applicable To Electrolyte imbalance NOS Hyperchloremia Hypochloremia alkalosis E87.3 (metabolic) (respiratory) Tetany[icd10data.com]

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