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Abetalipoproteinemia in a saudi infant.
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PMID:  21333248     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Abetalipoproteinemia is a rare genetic disorder. A 5-month-old Saudi boy presented with chronic diarrhoea and failure to thrive since 3 months of age. He was cachectic. His peripheral blood picture showed many acanthocytes and he had very low lipid profile. He improved on medium chain triglyceride (MCT) formula and administration of fat soluble vitamins.
Authors:
Muhammad Rafique; Shumaila Zia
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of the College of Physicians and Surgeons--Pakistan : JCPSP     Volume:  21     ISSN:  1022-386X     ISO Abbreviation:  J Coll Physicians Surg Pak     Publication Date:  2011 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-02-21     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9606447     Medline TA:  J Coll Physicians Surg Pak     Country:  Pakistan    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  117-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Paediatrics, College of Medicine, King Khalid University, Abha, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
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