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UNLABELLED We report the fifth case of neonatal form of type C2 (NP-C2) Niemann-Pick disease with early and fatal respiratory distress. Eleven families presenting such cases are known to date in the world. Since December 2000, isolation of the underlying gene HE1/NPC2 and its mutations has allowed major advances in diagnosis. CASE REPORT Elisa was born in(More)
OBJECTIVE To present the different etiologies of fetal cerebral ventriculomegaly (VA) and try to evaluate prognosis. MATERIALS AND METHODS A retrospective analysis was made in 141 cases of fetal cerebral ventriculomegaly diagnosed in our obstetrics department between January 1988 and December 1996. RESULTS Mean gestational age at diagnosis was 24.8(More)
UNLABELLED Congenital pulmonary lymphangiectasia is a rare cause of respiratory distress in the neonatal period. Cardiac arrest may be its first manifestation. CASE REPORT We report the case of a full term newborn who suffered at 30 min of life a sudden cardiac arrest. Despite intensive support, the patient died 5 h later. Lung examination showed(More)
BACKGROUND The aim of this study was to determine the influence of medical and non-medical factors on perinatal health in an underpriviledged area, the ex-coal mines of Lens (Pas-de-Calais). POPULATION AND METHODS This prospective study concerned 1,000 women who delivered in the maternity hospital of Lens between January 5, 1993 and May 13, 1993. The(More)
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