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Neurofibromatosis type I and intestinal neuronal dysplasia type B in a child: report of one case.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  14674228     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Constipation is a common gastrointestinal complication in type I neurofibromatosis (NF-1). We present a 4-year-8-month-old boy with NF-1 bothered by chronic episodic constipation and diarrhea since early childhood. Rectal suction biopsy confirmed the diagnosis of intestinal neuronal dysplasia. To our knowledge, this is the first Chinese child reported to have such association.
Jia-Feng Wu; Huey-Ling Chen; Steven Shinn-Ferng Peng; Tsui-Wen Yu; Wang-Tso Lee; Mei-Hwei Chang
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Acta paediatrica Taiwanica = Taiwan er ke yi xue hui za zhi     Volume:  44     ISSN:  1608-8115     ISO Abbreviation:  Acta Paediatr Taiwan     Publication Date:    2003 Jul-Aug
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2003-12-16     Completed Date:  2004-02-04     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100958202     Medline TA:  Acta Paediatr Taiwan     Country:  China (Republic: 1949- )    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  232-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Pediatrics, National Taiwan University Hospital, 7, Chung-Shan S. Rd., Taipei, Taiwan.
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MeSH Terms
Child, Preschool
Constipation / complications
Diarrhea / complications
Enteric Nervous System / abnormalities*
Intestines / innervation*
Neurofibromatosis 1 / complications*

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