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  • n  clinical neurological syndrome characterized by muscular twitching and cramps and (when severe) seizures; associated with calcium deficiency (hypoparathyroidism) or vitamin D deficiency or alkalosis

  • But in 1931 he was confronted with a woman dying of tetany and too weak for the operation.
  • Hence many suffer from osteomalacia (softening of the bones), scurvy, anemia, severe rickets, infantile tetany (convulsions), horny skin, tuberculosis.
  • This substance from oxen glands will cure the serious condition known as parathyroid tetany, which is due to an insufficiency of the parathyroid internal secretion.
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  • Grass tetany threat is right around the corner
    Early spring is the primary time that farmers experience problems and loss of livestock to the forage-related disorder known as grass tetany, grass staggers, lactation tetany or hypomagnesemia.
    Feb. 17, 2014 - The Danville Advocate-Messenger

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