Alternating hemiplegia of childhood: a syndrome inherited with an autosomal dominant trait.

@article{Kanavakis2003AlternatingHO,
  title={Alternating hemiplegia of childhood: a syndrome inherited with an autosomal dominant trait.},
  author={Emmanuel Kanavakis and Athina Xaidara and Dimitra Papathanasiou-Klontza and Alexandros Papadimitriou and Stavroula Velentza and Sotiris Youroukos},
  journal={Developmental medicine and child neurology},
  year={2003},
  volume={45 12},
  pages={833-6}
}
Alternating hemiplegia of childhood is a rare disorder characterized by recurrent attacks of hemiplegia affecting either side of the body, oculomotor and autonomic disturbances, movement disorders, and progressive cognitive impairment. We report on one family with autosomal dominant alternating hemiplegia. The disorder was first recognized in a 9-year-old child, the third son of the family, who presented with learning disability, tonic-clonic seizures, dystonic attacks, and episodes of… CONTINUE READING
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