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Successful Prophylaxis of Febrile Convulsions with Phenobarbital
Prophylactic medication with phenobarbital is harmless and is effective in preventing recurrences and it did not prove difficult to persuade the mothers to give the medication faithfully. Expand
Chemical studies in gargoylism.
A low concentration of 3-glucosidase in human brain and other organs will give rise to a blocked degradation of gangliosides, with accumulation of glucocerebrosides, the disease associated with this enzymatic defect having previously been named Gaucher's disease. Expand
CT findings in spastic cerebral palsy. Clinical, aetiological and prognostic aspects.
The cranial CT findings in children with CP are described and relate these to CP-type, grade of handicap, aetiology, and presence of other functional cerebral defects. Expand
Morquio-Ullrich's Disease
Gargoylism is consequently now considered one of the known forms of inborn errors of metabolism, and a separate disorder called MorquioUllrich's disease as described by Zellweger et al. (1961) who reported the findings in two brothers with this disease. Expand
Familial Idiopathic Cerebral Calcifications in Childhood
Among the progressive deteriorating diseases of infancy and childhood, some of which have been dealt with by us in three earlier publications, 1-3 a group of conditions associated with the appearanceExpand
Placental transfer of phenobarbitone in epileptic women, and elimination in newborns.
Abstract The concentration of phenobarbitone in human umbilical-cord serum was 95% of the concentration in the maternal serum, whether this was derived from phenobarbitone or, by metabolicExpand
The Ineffectiveness of Diphenylhydantoin in Preventing Febrile Convulsions in the Age of Greatest Risk, under Three Years
In 3 adequately treated children 3 years old and older, diphenylhydantoin probably prevented febrile convulsions, and the recurrence rate was slightly higher in them than to be expected in untreated children. Expand