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Genetic basis of idiopathic infantile hypercalcaemia

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Idiopathic infantile hypercalcaemia reached epidemic proportions in the UK in the 1950s when recommended doses of vitamin D prophylaxis were much higher than the dose recommended now. Since most of the infants given the high dose remained unaffected, it was postulated that another factor, probably genetic, was at work but it was …

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