Service de neuropédiatrie, Hôpital Saint-Vincent-de-Paul, 82, avenue Denfert-Rochereau, 75014 Paris, France
- Page(s) : 213-8
- Année de parution : 2001
A 2 year old Algerian boy was born at term from consanguinous parents.
The family history was unremarkable, and pregnancy and birth were normal.
Axial hypotonia was noticed soon after birth. He had experienced developmental
delay. He had never kept his head upright. The ability to smile and grasp
objects was acquired at 5 months. Spastic tetraparesis appeared during
the first year of life. His communication was poor.