Eating disorder in a patient with phenotypical features of Lujan–Fryns syndrome

@article{Alonso2006EatingDI,
  title={Eating disorder in a patient with phenotypical features of Lujan–Fryns syndrome},
  author={Pino Alonso and Guillem Pintos and Francisco Almazan and L Hern{\'a}ndez and Eulalia Lor{\'a}n and Jos{\'e} Manuel Mench{\'o}n and Julio Vallejo},
  journal={Clinical Dysmorphology},
  year={2006},
  volume={15},
  pages={181-184}
}
We report a young patient with phenotypic, cognitive and behavioural features consistent with a diagnosis of Lujan–Fryns syndrome. He exhibited a severe eating disorder with food refusal and psychogenic loss of appetite, which led to a serious state of malnutrition. Behavioural difficulties including shyness, hyperactivity and emotional instability are present in almost 80% of the described patients with Lujan–Fryns syndrome but eating disorders have not been previously reported in this… 

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