Mikael Lundvall

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AIM To investigate the prevalence, co-morbidities and aetiologies of severe mental retardation (SMR) in a cohort of Swedish children and to further penetrate aetiologies in the group with undetermined causes by application of updated clinical-genetic methods. METHODS The study was population-based and included children living in the County of Halland in(More)
The distal 3p deletion syndrome is characterized by developmental delay, low birth weight and growth retardation, micro- and brachycephaly, ptosis, long philtrum, micrognathia, and low set ears. We have used FISH and BACs in order to map three 3p deletions in detail at the molecular level. The deletions were 10.2-11 Mb in size and encompassed 47-51 known(More)
We report on three patients with MeCP2 mutation and male Rett phenotypes. Two brothers with T158M mutations and normal karyotype had a severe early onset encephalopathy, progressive microcephaly, severe feeding problems, breathing and sleep disturbances. They died at the ages of 1 year and 8 months, and 3 years and 1 month. This mutation has previously been(More)
The underlying pathogenic mechanisms of neurological complications in infants undergoing peritoneal dialysis (PD) are poorly understood. We report on four male infants treated with PD who developed symptomatic cerebral ischaemia. Blood pressure (BP) levels were low both before the event and at presentation. In two patients, we observed that the removal of(More)
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