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Fillers One hundred years ago

A case of tetany due to exposure to the sun

BMJ 1999; 319 doi: (Published 16 October 1999) Cite this as: BMJ 1999;319:1039

A boy, aged 13, was brought to me by his mother and a friend, complaining of pains in his arms and legs, and inability to move his hands and feet. He was one of a large and healthy family, and had never suffered from any illness until the day before I saw …

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