We describe a newborn infant with massive congenital hydrocephalus, presenting with hypomagnesemia secondary to magnesium losses through cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) aspirations. Hypomagnesemia due to CSF losses has not been described in pediatric literature.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||2|
|Journal||Journal of Perinatology|
|State||Published - Aug 2014|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
- Obstetrics and Gynecology