Carnitine palmityltransferase deficiency with permanent weakness.


A 16-year-old male had a history of muscle pain and exercise intolerance from the age of six years. At 14 years of age, he experienced the first episode of myoglobinuria and has had eight episodes subsequently. The longest interval between episodes was 14 months. Between attacks he manifested permanent, mild proximal limb weakness, elevated serum creatine… (More)