Journal of Inherited Metabolic Disease

, Volume 12, Issue 4, pp 489–490 | Cite as

Galactosaemia with fatal cerebral oedema

  • B. Perelmuter
  • S. I. Goodman
  • E. R. B. McCabe
Case Report


Public Health Internal Medicine Metabolic Disease Cerebral Oedema Fatal Cerebral Oedema 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • B. Perelmuter
    • 1
  • S. I. Goodman
    • 1
  • E. R. B. McCabe
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of PediatricsUniversity of Colorado Health Sciences CenterDenverUSA
  2. 2.Institute for Molecular Genetics and Department of PediatricsBaylor College of MedicineHoustonUSA

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