Service de Neurologie Pédiatrique et des Maladies Métaboliques, Hôpital Robert-Debré, 48, boulevard Sérurier, 75019 Paris, France.
- Page(s) : 227-30
- Année de parution : 2001
Materials and methods
A boy born in France, after a 36-37 weeks gestation. Pregnancy and delivery
were uneventful. Birth weight was 3,120 g and length 48 cm. The Apgar
score was normal. Family history was positive with four deceased maternal
uncles who had suffered from Menkes disease, and the mother of our patient
presenting with an intellectual handicap.
During the first days of life the diagnosis of Menkes disease was [...]