An adolescent with a history of mental retardation presents with short stature

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  1. Neha Gupta

    Neha Gupta Active Member

    An adolescent with a history of mental retardation presents with short stature. He is noted to have short metacarpals and metatarsals . Blood tests reveal a low calcium , and an elevated phosphorus and alkaline phosphatase

    a) Hypothyroidism

    b) Pseudohypoparathyroidism

    c) Hypoparathyroidism

    d) Pseudo-pseudohypoparathyroidism

    e) Hyperparathyroidism

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