Devadathan Kalpana

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An eleven-month-old baby born out of non-consanguineous parentage presented with history of delayed motor milestones. The weakness was predominantly distal; there was intercostal muscle weakness, generalized hypotonia and areflexia. The nerve conduction velocities were unobtainable in all the four limbs. Sural nerve biopsy was consistent with the diagnosis(More)
We report a case of rabies encephalomyelitis in a 12-year-old boy who had received anti-rabies vaccine 6 weeks after being bitten by a puppy. The MR (magnetic resonance) imaging helped to differentiate rabies from acute disseminated encephalomyelitis (ADEM). ADEM involves the white matter predominantly, whereas rabies has a predilection for grey matter,(More)
Pontocerebellar hypoplasia is a heterogeneous group of disorders characterized by abnormally small cerebellum and brainstem. Pontocerebellar hypoplasia type 1 is associated with spinal anterior horn cell degeneration, microcephaly, congenital contractures, polyhydramnios, and respiratory insufficiency leading to death in infancy. Recently, however, the(More)
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