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Clinical and EEG video-polygraphic features of epileptic spasms in a child with dihydropteridine reductase deficiency. Efficiency of hydrocortisone Volume 2, numéro 4, Décembre 2000


  • Clinical and EEG video-plygraphic features of emileptic spasms in a child with dihydropteridine deductase deficiency. Efficiency fo hydrocortisone


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Service de neuropédiatrie, Hôpital Saint-Vincent-de-Paul, 82, avenue Denfert-Rochereau, 75014 Paris, France
  • Page(s) : 213-8
  • Année de parution : 2001

Case report 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. [...]