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The occurrence of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is achondroplasia has been linked to brain stem compression. Overnight sleep studies (11 subjects) and somatosensory-evoked potentials (SEP's, 10 subjects) were recorded before and after conventional…

Sleep disorders are common in NCL patients, The patients have problems such as frequent awakenings, difficulties with sleep onset, nightmares, and night terrors, The aim of the study was to examine whether the sleep disturbance in NCL can be…

We surveyed 64 individuals with the diagnosis of Brachmann-de Lange syndrome (BDLS) to determine the natural course and cause of the disorder. The 64 individuals were ascertained through membership in a national organization, the Cornelia de Lange…

Children with trisomy 18 that survive beyond the neonatal period have multiple congenital anomalies, neurodevelopmental disability, and high mortality rates. The experience of children with trisomy 18 who receive pediatric palliative care services is…

We examined 26 individuals with clinical and electron microscopic signs of late infantile neuronal ceroid lipofuscinosis (LINCL). In 22 cases, we found both pathogenic alleles. Sixteen patients exclusively carried either one or a combination of the…

This report describes 7 patients, aged 30 to 43 years, suffering from a mild variant of Sanfilippo B-disease. Somatic findings in these patients are unremarkable. Dementia and behavioral disturbances occurred late in the course of the disease. All 7…

Five patients with juvenile neuronal ceroid-lipofuscinosis, who were shown to have absent or reduced serum prebetalipoprotein and a deficiency of polyunsaturated fatty acids in erythrocyte membrane lipids, were treated for a period of one year with…

A boy presented at age 3.5 months with joint contractures, restlessness, and pain on handling. His skin was thickened and there were livid-red macular lesions over bony prominences. Infantile systemic hyalinosis (ISH) was diagnosed, a presumably…

Gastroesophageal reflux is a common occurrence in infancy. The most severe complications of reflux include torticollis, opisthotonus, and paroxysmal dystonic posture (known as the Sandifer complex). We examined 17 patients now ranging in age from 9…

We report on clinical, electrophysiological, neuroradiological, and morphological data from 19 patients with different types (late infantile, juvenile, and adult) of neuronal ceroid-lipofuscinosis (NCL), observed in the last 10 years at the…

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