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European Journal of Pediatrics

, Volume 153, Issue 11, pp 861–862 | Cite as

Normalisation of severe cranial CT scan abnormalities after biotin in a case of biotinidase deficiency

  • H. D. Bakker
  • M. Westra
  • W. C. G. Overweg-Plandsoen
  • G. van Waveren
  • J. H. Sillevis Smitt
  • N. G. G. M. Abeling
  • R. J. A. Wanders
  • R. B. H. Schutgens
  • A. H. van Gennip
Letters to the Editors

Keywords

Public Health Biotin Biotinidase Biotinidase Deficiency 
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Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag 1994

Authors and Affiliations

  • H. D. Bakker
    • 1
  • M. Westra
    • 1
  • W. C. G. Overweg-Plandsoen
    • 1
  • G. van Waveren
    • 2
  • J. H. Sillevis Smitt
    • 1
  • N. G. G. M. Abeling
    • 1
  • R. J. A. Wanders
    • 1
  • R. B. H. Schutgens
    • 1
  • A. H. van Gennip
    • 1
  1. 1.Divisions of ‘Emma Kinderziekenhuis’ Children's AMC and Clinical ChemistryAcademic Medical CentreAmsterdamThe Netherlands
  2. 2.Department of PaediatricsBoven IJ ZiekenhuisAmsterdamThe Netherlands

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