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Journal of Inherited Metabolic Disease

, Volume 11, Supplement 2, pp 246–248 | Cite as

Cataracts in children with classical galactosaemia and in their parents

  • J. P. Burke
  • M. O'Keefe
  • R. Bowell
  • E. R. Naughten
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Keywords

Public Health Internal Medicine Metabolic Disease Cataract Classical Galactosaemia 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. P. Burke
    • 1
  • M. O'Keefe
    • 1
  • R. Bowell
    • 1
  • E. R. Naughten
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of OphthalmologyThe Children's HospitalDublin 1Ireland
  2. 2.The Metabolic UnitThe Children's HospitalDublin 1Ireland

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