Abdullah Abomelha

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The pattern of epilepsy and other convulsive disorders in 1,000 consecutive Saudi nationals is described. These disorders were common with a hospital frequency rate of 8 per 1,000. Men were more frequently affected than women and 60% of the patients were under 10 years old at the onset of their illness. The epilepsies were the commonest type (74%). Febrile(More)
Intragenic homozygous deletions in the Large gene are associated with a severe neuromuscular phenotype in the myodystrophy (myd) mouse. These mutations result in a virtual lack of glycosylation of alpha-dystroglycan. Compound heterozygous LARGE mutations have been reported in a single human patient, manifesting with mild congenital muscular dystrophy (CMD)(More)
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