Julia Herwig

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Two sibs, whose parents are first cousins, had diabetes mellitus with hyperinsulinism, insensitive insulin receptors, and acanthosis nigricans. Both patients had pigmentary retinopathy, secondary cataracts, labyrinthine deafness, mental retardation, and cerebral atrophy. They were disproportionately short with relatively broad hands and feet and slightly(More)
We describe 5 preterm infants (25th to 30th week of gestation) suffering from alimentary copper deficiency. The diagnosis was confirmed by low serum copper and caeruloplasmin concentrations. Characteristic clinical findings were repeated apnoeic attacks, hypopigmentation of skin and hair, anaemia, neutropenia and leucopenia refractory to other therapy, as(More)
INTRODUCTION The aim of this study was to evaluate an oral low-dose estrogen therapy on bone mineral density (BMD) and quantitative ultrasonometry (QUS) in osteopenic postmenopausal women. MATERIAL AND METHODS This prospective, open-label cohort study investigated 120 postmenopausal hysterectomized women. Forty-seven women had been treated with 0.3 mg(More)
  • Julia Herwig
  • Zeitschrift für ärztliche Fortbildung und…
  • 1997
Type I diabetes, the most common endocrinological disease in children and adolescents, is nowadays considered to be a genetically linked autoimmune disease. Clinical progression is divided into 3 phases: initial, remission and post-remission. Therapy consists of ketoacidotic compensation (when necessary), initial insulin dose adjustment, an organised(More)
Effects of Treatment in Mother-Child Rehabilitation Centres. The study aims at an external evaluation of mother-child rehabilitation centres in Germany. The centres taking part in the project will get detailed information about their present state of quality in the dimensions of structure, process and outcome as well as patient satisfaction and job(More)
We report on a male preterm infant of 25th week of gestation, who developed a spontaneous fracture of the right femur at an age of four months. Besides an "impressed" fracture radiologically a generalized osteopenia of the skeleton and cupped metaphysis alterations were observed. An alimentary copper deficiency could be diagnosed. Additionally clinical(More)
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