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Cine y Pediatría 8
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Vol. 18 - Num. 72

Brief Reports

Hypercalciuria, hypocitratura and ketogenic diet: stumbling over the same stone?

Álvaro Martín Rivadaa, Concepción Bonet de Lunab

aMIR-Pediatría. Hospital Infantil Universitario Niño Jesús. Madrid. España.
bPediatra. CS Segre. Madrid. España.

Reference of this article: Martín Rivada A, Bonet de Luna C. Hypercalciuria, hypocitratura and ketogenic diet: stumbling over the same stone? Rev Pediatr Aten Primaria. 2016;18:e223-e228.

Published in Internet: 24-11-2016

Abstract

Pediatric chronic and complex patients are now frequently seen in Primary Health care. A seven years old patient, affected with epilepsy (West syndrome) who was on a ketogenic diet is discussed. This patient had mild hypercalciuria, that worsened with this diet. Hypercalciuria (idiopatic or secundary) is a frequent entity in pediatric patients. This article provides primary care pediatricians a practical handling of it.

Keywords

Antiepileptic drugs Hypercalciuria Ketogenic diet

 

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