Calcitonin plays a role in skeletal integrity in pregnancy or breast feeding
Causes of hypophosphatemia
Primary renal dysfunction
Effects of hypercalcemia
Parathyroid poisoning and metastatic calcification
Vit D deficiency
Chronic renal disease
Tapping the facial nerve at the angle of jaw in a patient with moderate hyposecretion of a particular hormone elicits a characteristic grimace on that side of the face. Which endocrine abnormality could give rise to this so called ‘Chvostek sign’ ?