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Question
5 out of 6
 

Causes of tetany are all except?



A Repeated vomiting
B Hyperventilation

C Hypomagnesemia
D Chronic Renal failure

Ans. D

Chronic Renal failure

In CRF although total serum calcium is reduced but due to chronic acidosis, in CRF, the ionize serum calcium is normal. Hence tetany is not a feature of CRF.