Jesús Eiris Puñal

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We report three unrelated patients with congenital facial nerve palsy and chromosome 22q11 deletion, a condition hitherto poorly recognized. In the first case, facial palsy was associated with aortic coarctation, ductus arteriosus, and ostium secundum atrial septal defect. In the second case, facial palsy was associated with ostium secundum atrial septal(More)
Late infantile neuronal ceroid lipofuscinosis (Jansky-Bielchowsky disease) is a rare disease caused by mutations in the CLN2 gene. The authors report the clinical outcome and correlate with genotype in 12 Spanish patients with this disease. Psychomotor regression, epilepsy, and other clinical symptoms/signs were assessed. Age at onset of clinical symptoms(More)
An unusual congenital neuromuscular disease characterized by atypically small type II muscle fibers is reported. The patients were a 9-year-old boy and a 3-year-old boy, both of whom showed motor retardation with proximal muscle wasting and hypotonia. Muscle biopsy revealed hypoplastic type II fibers and normal type I fibers. The observed hypoplasia seems(More)
Adenosine monophosphate, inosine monophosphate, inosine, adenosine, guanosine, adenine, guanine, hypoxanthine, xanthine and uric acid were determined in cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) of 15 children after complex febrile seizures (CFS) and in 27 after simple febrile seizures (SFS), and compared with those in a control group of 63 children. There was no(More)
Congenital ocular motor apraxia (COMA), first described by Cogan [Trans Am Acad Ophthalmol Otolaryngol 1952;56:853-862], is a rare disorder characterized by impairment of voluntary and optically induced horizontal eye movements and compensatory head thrust. The causes and pathogenesis of COMA are poorly understood. It frequently occurs in association with(More)
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