Dilated cardiomyopathy secondary to nutritional rickets

Iradj Amirlak, W. Al Dhaheri, H. Narchi

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Abstract

Two 9-month-old breastfed infants presented with congestive heart failure secondary to dilated cardiomyopathy. No underlying aetiology was found, except for the presence of advanced rickets. Following treatment with vitamin D and calcium supplements, both infants quickly recovered normal myocardial function.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)227-230
Number of pages4
JournalAnnals of Tropical Paediatrics
Volume28
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Sep 2008

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health

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