Metabolic stroke in methylmalonic acidemia five years after liver transplantation.

Authors:
Anupam Chakrapani
Anupam Chakrapani
Birmingham Children's Hospital
United Kingdom

J Pediatr 2002 Feb;140(2):261-3

Liver Unit, Birmingham Children's Hospital, United Kingdom.

It is believed that liver transplantation may improve the outcome of early onset methylmalonic acidemia. We report a case of methylmalonic acidemia in which successful liver transplantation in infancy failed to prevent neurologic damage caused by a metabolic stroke.

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