Christine Ferreiro

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BACKGROUND During the 2009 influenza A/H1N1v pandemic, children were identified as a specific "at risk" group. We conducted a multicentric study to describe pattern of influenza A/H1N1v infection among hospitalized children in Brussels, Belgium. METHODS From July 1, 2009, to January 31, 2010, we collected epidemiological and clinical data of all proven(More)
Clinical, biochemical, and genetic features of a Spanish family with mitochondrial neurogastrointestinal encephalomyopathy are reported. The proband presented with severe gastrointestinal dysmotility and the affected sister had extraocular muscle weakness. In both affected individuals, biochemical defects of thymidine phosphorylase and a pathogenic G-to-A(More)
BACKGROUND Miller Fisher syndrome (MFS) is an acute polyradiculoneuritis regarded as an uncommon clinical variant of Guillain-Barré syndrome (GBS). MFS is characterized by the acute onset of the clinical triad of ophthalmoplegia, cereballar ataxia and areflexia. Atypical forms of MFS presenting as isolated ophthalmoplegia without ataxia have been rarely(More)
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