A Treatable Familial Neuromyopathy with Vitamin E Deficiency, Normal Absorption, and Evidence of Increased Consumption of Vitamin E

  • A. Kohlschütter
  • C. Hübner
  • W. Jansen
  • S. G. Lindner

Abstract

A 19-year-old boy who was born of consanguineous parents suffered from a familial progressive neuromuscular disease. He was first seen at the age of 12 years with ataxia, sensory neuropathy, lipopigment deposition in muscle and nerve, and constantly subnormal serum vitamin E levels (<lmgL-1; normal range 3–14) (Burck et al., 1978).

Keywords

Serum Vitamin Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Oral Supplement Consanguineous Parent Young Adult Male 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. Kohlschütter
    • 1
  • C. Hübner
    • 1
  • W. Jansen
    • 1
  • S. G. Lindner
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of PediatricsUniversity of HamburgHamburg 20Federal Republic of Germany

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