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Transient hyperammonemia in the preterm infant: neurologic aspects.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  7195496     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Two preterm infants had serum ammonia levels of 2400 and 2800 micrograms per deciliter and profound neurologic depression with seizures and coma. Both responded to treatment by exchange transfusion and peritoneal dialysis. All previously reported survivors of transient hyperammonemia of the preterm infant have had normal neurologic and developmental examinations on follow-up.
P H Ellison; M L Cowger
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Neurology     Volume:  31     ISSN:  0028-3878     ISO Abbreviation:  Neurology     Publication Date:  1981 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1981-08-10     Completed Date:  1981-08-10     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0401060     Medline TA:  Neurology     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  767-70     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Ammonia / blood*
Coma / blood,  diagnosis*
Depression / blood,  diagnosis*
Infant, Newborn
Seizures / blood,  diagnosis*
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