Allen W Elster

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Glutaric aciduria type I is a rare disorder of organic acid metabolism caused by deficiency of glutaryl-CoA dehydrogenase. We report the cranial computed tomography (CT) and magnetic resonance (MR) imaging findings in a 5-month-old girl with this disorder who presented with an acute dystonic syndrome. CT findings demonstrated only subtle loss of attenuation(More)
BACKGROUND Pancreatic neuronal changes associated with beta cell loss in type 1 diabetes mellitus are complex, involving, in part, parasympathetic mechanisms to compensate for preclinical hyperglycemia. The parasympathetic neurotransmitter acetylcholine (ACh) mediates insulin release via M3 muscarinic receptors on islet beta cells. The vesicular ACh(More)
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