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Diagnosis and management of MNGIE syndrome in children: case report and review of the literature.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  12352533     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Mitochondrial neurogastrointestinal encephalomyopathy (MNGIE) syndrome is a rare disorder that presents in childhood; however, marked delay in diagnosis is common. We report a case and review the literature describing the typical features that should alert pediatricians to the diagnosis. We also describe a novel management strategy for providing symptomatic relief.
Authors:
J E Teitelbaum; C B Berde; S Nurko; C Buonomo; A R Perez-Atayde; V L Fox
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of pediatric gastroenterology and nutrition     Volume:  35     ISSN:  0277-2116     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Pediatr. Gastroenterol. Nutr.     Publication Date:  2002 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2002-09-27     Completed Date:  2003-01-17     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8211545     Medline TA:  J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  377-83     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Pediatrics, Divison of Gastroenteroloy and Nustrition, Monmouth Mediacal Center, MCP Hahnemann Medical School, Long Branch, New Jersey 07740, USA. jteitelbaum@sbhcs.com
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adolescent
Child
Duodenum / radiography*
Female
Gastrointestinal Diseases / physiopathology*,  radiography,  therapy*
Humans
Mitochondrial Encephalomyopathies / physiopathology*,  radiography,  therapy*
Parenteral Nutrition, Total
Stomach / radiography*
Tomography, X-Ray Computed
Ubiquinone / therapeutic use
Vitamins / therapeutic use
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Vitamins; 1339-63-5/Ubiquinone

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