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Plasma magnesium in health and disease
  1. Samir Hanna1
  1. Department of Chemical Pathology, Postgraduate Medical School of London


    Simpler and more accurate flame spectrophotometric techniques are now available for estimating magnesium. Because of the development of modern electrolyte therapy, cases of hypo-magnesaemia are now encountered more frequently. The condition may lead to dangerous convulsions without sufficient warning. Some causes of hypomagnesaemia and hypermagnesaemia are presented.

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    • 1 U.A.R. Government Scholar.