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Pediatr Cardiol. 2003 Sep-Oct;24(5):510-2.

Hypocalcemic rickets: an unusual cause of dilated cardiomyopathy.

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  • 1Department of Pediatrics, Division of Cardiology, University of Mississippi Medical Center, 2500 North State Street, Jackson, MS 39216, USA.

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We report a breast-fed infant with clinical evidence of rickets and with dilated cardiomyopathy who responded well to supplemental calcium and vitamin D. We believe that this is the first report of such an association in an American child.

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