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Hereditary neuropathy with liability to pressure palsy (HNPP) in childhood: a case study emphasizing the relevance of detailed electrophysiological examination for suspected HNPP in the first decade.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  18760885     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Hereditary neuropathy with liability to pressure palsy (HNPP) is an autosomal dominant disorder characterized by recurrent mono-neuropathies secondary to minor trauma or compression. Whilst typical episodes of palsy generally become apparent during the second and the third decades, HNPP is rarely diagnosed in the first decade. We present the case of a 6-year-old patient to draw attention to the possibility of HNPP attacks in the first decade and the importance of detailed electrophysiological examination.
Ayşe Oytun Bayrak; Esra Battaloglu; Hande Turker; Ibrahim Baris; Gurkan Oztas
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article     Date:  2008-08-29
Journal Detail:
Title:  Brain & development     Volume:  31     ISSN:  1872-7131     ISO Abbreviation:  Brain Dev.     Publication Date:  2009 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2009-05-08     Completed Date:  2009-07-06     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7909235     Medline TA:  Brain Dev     Country:  Netherlands    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  445-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Neurology, School of Medicine, Ondokuz Mayis University, Samsun, Turkey.
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MeSH Terms
Age of Onset
Disease Progression
Early Diagnosis
Electrodiagnosis / instrumentation,  methods*
Extremities / innervation,  physiopathology
Genetic Predisposition to Disease / genetics
Heredodegenerative Disorders, Nervous System / diagnosis*,  physiopathology*
Neural Conduction / physiology
Peripheral Nerves / physiopathology*
Peripheral Nervous System Diseases / congenital,  diagnosis*,  physiopathology*
Predictive Value of Tests
Pressure / adverse effects

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