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Multiple nerve palsies in beta thalassaemia major.

Authors
  • Lamabadusuriya, S P
Type
Published Article
Journal
Archives of Disease in Childhood
Publisher
BMJ
Publication Date
Jul 01, 1989
Volume
64
Issue
7
Pages
1060–1061
Identifiers
PMID: 2629631
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

A patient with beta thalassaemia major is described who developed a lower motor neurone facial nerve palsy on the left side, together with a phrenic nerve palsy on the same side, during the course of the illness. This complication has not been reported before in haemoglobinopathies.

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