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Trousseau's sign at the emergency department
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    Trousseau's sign at the emergency department

    The Trousseau's sign as described here is usually indicative of Hypocalcemia as was evident in this patient. However its sensitivity as well as specificity may not be that high as referred in the case report. It can be induced by hyperventilation leading to respiratory alkalosis even in so called normal healthy persons. This patient did have hypocalcemia as well as hypomagnesemia and hypokalemia in addition all probab...

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