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Hypophosphataemic rickets in the preterm infant; hypocalcaemia after calcium and phosphorus supplementation.
  1. I Z Kovar,
  2. P D Mayne,
  3. I Robbé

    Abstract

    A preterm infant with hypophosphataemic rickets became hypocalcaemic when given milk specially formulated for preterm infants that contained increased phosphorus and calcium. The rickets resolved spontaneously. Routine calcium and phosphorus supplementation for preterm neonates should be investigated further.

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