BACKGROUND Propionic acidemia is an inherited disorder caused by deficiency of propionyl-CoA carboxylase. Although it is one of the most frequent organic acidurias, information on the outcome of affected individuals is still limited. STUDY DESIGN/METHODS Clinical and outcome data of 55 patients with propionic acidemia from 16 European metabolic centers… (More)
A case of brain-stem encephalitis with strong serologic evidence of acute Epstein-Barr virus infection is described. Recovery was rapid without treatment, but mild neurologic sequelae were seen at 6-month follow-up. Epstein-Barr virus infection in childhood may be asymptomatic and heterophil antibody negative. Encephalitis is an unusual but well-recognized… (More)
Eight adult volunteers had EEG recordings and serial serum prolactin estimations performed both before and after a session of transcutaneous stimulation of the central motor pathways using the technique of Merton and Morton. No significant changes in either the EEG traces or in the serum prolactin values were detected.