Lip-Ping Low

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Two siblings presented with symptoms suggestive of myopathy: the true diagnosis of Engelmann's disease was delayed until X-rays revealed the characteristic sclerosis and widening of long bone diaphyses. Dominant inheritance from their father had not been suspected because of his lack of symptoms. Biochemical studies of bone metabolism did not elucidate the(More)
A case report of shoulder-hand syndrome after laparoscopy in a 27-year old woman is reported. This particular case was characterized by painful restriction of movements and by severe swelling of the arm and hand. Treatment with analgesics and physiotherapy resulted in early, partial response only; symptoms not only persisted, but were exacerbated after(More)
AIMS AGATHA (a Global Atherothrombosis Assessment) was designed to assess the extent of atherothrombosis and the use of the ankle-brachial index (ABI) in vascular patients. The principal hypotheses were that (1) in diseased patients, a low ABI was related to the number and site of vascular beds affected and (2) in at-risk patients without disease, a low ABI(More)
Ornithine transcarbamylase deficiency is the commonest urea cycle disorder which is transmitted in X-linked inheritance. It is mainly characterized in males by acute encephalopathy and hyperammonaemia with fatal outcomes in both classical neonatal and late-onset types. We report a 3-year-old healthy Hong Kong Chinese boy who presented with acute(More)
Insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus (IDDM) is rare in Chinese children. There have been no reports on the prevalence of peripheral neuropathy in Chinese children with IDDM. This study aimed to determine prevalence of subclinical peripheral neuropathy in Chinese children with IDDM. Motor and sensory nerve conduction studies of both median, ulnar, peroneal,(More)
15 children with metoclopramide (Maxolon) poisoning are reported. One of the 5 children accidentally poisoned developed slight extrapyramidal signs. All 10 children who experienced extrapyramidal side effects while being treated with metoclopramide had received a dose greater than that recommended by the manufacturer of 0.5 mg/kg per day. Dystonic reactions(More)
  • L C Low, Q Wang
  • Journal of pediatric endocrinology & metabolism…
  • 1998
Clinicians should now be fully aware of this intriguing condition of GIPP. The condition is characterized by pubertal sex steroid concentrations and gametogenesis in the presence of prepubertal or suppressed gonadotrophins. In patients with MPP especially without a family history, one should exclude the possibility of pseudoprecocious puberty due to(More)