J Hockaday

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The emetic (retching and vomiting) reflex is an important component of the body's defence system against accidentally ingested toxins and emesis is also a common symptom of disease and a side-effect of a number of pharmacological therapies. The development of the reflex has been the subject of few systematic studies. The aim of this study was to(More)
This report describes an infant diagnosed aged twenty-five months as having glutaric aciduria Type 1 (GA 1). Initial presentation was with isolated macrocephaly at four months of age. Severe hypertonia, and dystonia, within 24 hours of minor head injury occurred at nineteen months of age. Serial cranial imaging showed subdural fluid collections, and(More)
A 16-year-old boy with myopathy, ophthalmoplegia, and raised basal metabolic rate was examined by the non-invasive technique of phosphorus-31 nuclear magnetic resonance (31 P NMR). The muscles of the forearm showed an abnormal 31P NMR spectrum with a high inorganic phosphate (Pi) content in relation to phosphocreatine (PCr) (PCr/Pi = 4; control = 10). This(More)
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