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Hypocalcaemic fit in an adolescent boy with undiagnosed rickets
  1. I Seerat,
  2. M Greenberg
  1. Royal Free Hospital, London, UK
  1. Dr I Seerat, Royal Free Hospital, Pond Street, London, NW3 2QG, UK; iseerat{at}


Rickets in early childhood has been well documented in the literature. We present a case report on a teenage Somalian boy who had a generalised tonic clonic fit (an unusual presentation of rickets in late childhood) and was diagnosed with vitamin D deficient rickets.

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