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Spontaneous rapid resolution of acute basal ganglia changes in an untreated infant with propionic acidemia: a clue to pathogenesis?
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  21445815     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Basal ganglia lesions are a well reported feature of acute decompensation in propionic acidemia; however, their underlying causation still needs to be fully elucidated. We report an 8-month-old infant whose lesions had almost completely resolved radiologically within 3 weeks of initial presentation without specific metabolic management and in light of this, we discuss the current thinking on their pathogenesis.
A Broomfield; R Gunny; P Prabhakar; S Grunewald
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article     Date:  2011-03-28
Journal Detail:
Title:  Neuropediatrics     Volume:  41     ISSN:  1439-1899     ISO Abbreviation:  Neuropediatrics     Publication Date:  2010 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-03-29     Completed Date:  2011-08-08     Revised Date:  2011-12-30    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8101187     Medline TA:  Neuropediatrics     Country:  Germany    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  256-60     Citation Subset:  IM    
Copyright Information:
© Georg Thieme Verlag KG Stuttgart · New York.
Department of Metabolic Disease, Great Ormond Street Hospital with UCL Institute of Child Health, London, UK.
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MeSH Terms
Basal Ganglia / pathology*
Propionic Acidemia / pathology*
Remission, Spontaneous
Comment In:
Neuropediatrics. 2011 Oct;42(5):210   [PMID:  21959745 ]

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