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Congenital myopathy with cleft palate and increased susceptibility to malignant hyperthermia: King syndrome?
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  3245876     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Six children of similar ethnic origin with congenital myopathy, cleft palate, malignant hyperthermia (or susceptibility to malignant hyperthermia), and skeletal anomalies are presented. The findings are remarkably consistent among our patients, 3 of whom were related. This syndrome is likely to be inherited as an autosomal recessive trait. Children with this disorder are likely to undergo surgery with general anesthesia for facial or skeletal deformities and should be recognized as predisposed to developing malignant hyperthermia.
C R Stewart; S G Kahler; J M Gilchrist
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Pediatric neurology     Volume:  4     ISSN:  0887-8994     ISO Abbreviation:  Pediatr. Neurol.     Publication Date:    1988 Nov-Dec
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1989-06-19     Completed Date:  1989-06-19     Revised Date:  2006-05-23    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8508183     Medline TA:  Pediatr Neurol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  371-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710.
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MeSH Terms
Bone and Bones / abnormalities*
Child, Preschool
Cleft Palate / complications*
Malignant Hyperthermia / etiology*
Muscular Diseases / complications,  congenital*

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