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A case of Niemann-Pick disease type A
Ho Yen Yu, Ji Eun Oh, Jae Sun Park, Mi Hyang Kim, Sin Dong Kim, Kyung Soon Jung
Clin Exp Pediatr. 2006;49(12):1358-1362.   Published online December 15, 2006
Niemann-Pick disease is a group of autosomal recessive disorders associated with hepatosplenomegaly, variable neurologic deficits, and the storage of sphingomyelin and other lipids. Seven cases have been reported in Korea. We report an additional case presenting with hypotonia, early neurodevelopmental delay, hepatosplenomegaly and death by persistent pneumonia and asphyxia at the age of 23 months. MRI of brain and fundoscopic...
A Case of Rothmund-Thomson Syndrome with Pure Red Cell Aplasia, Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia and Chronic Respiratory Infection
Jung Hyun Lee, Eun Seok Roh, Yoo Rah Hong, Jae Sun Park, Ghi Seok Seo, Bang Hur, Mi Hyang Kim
Clin Exp Pediatr. 2004;47(12):1351-1355.   Published online December 15, 2004
Rothmund-Thomson syndrome(RTS), or poikiloderma congenita, is a rare, multisystem disorder. It is inherited genetically as an autosomal recessive trait, occurring predominantly in females(1.4 : 1). The RTS is comprised of poikiloderma, short stature, sparse hair, juvenile cataracts, skeletal defects, dystrophic teeth and nails, photosensitivity, and hypogonadism. We report a case of RTS who died of bleeding from esophageal varices, pulmonary...
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