Subacute necrotizing encephalomyelopathy in an infant.

  title={Subacute necrotizing encephalomyelopathy in an infant.},
  author={Denis Leigh},
  journal={Journal of neurology, neurosurgery, and psychiatry},
  volume={14 3},
  • Denis Leigh
  • Published 1951 in
    Journal of neurology, neurosurgery, and…
K.H., a boy, aged 7 months 3 weeks, was admitted to King's College Hospital on April 22, 1947. Birth had been normal (birth weight 63 lb.) as also was development until six weeks before admission. The infant was vaccinated at the age of 2 months. He was breast-fed entirely for six weeks, then complementary feeding was begun. The baby's behaviour was normal until six weeks before admission when he stopped crying, lay very still, and slept for long periods, only waking when disturbed. He did not… CONTINUE READING
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