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NAJAFI M, KHODADAD A, KHATAMI G R. CEREBRAL EDEMA: A RARE COMPLICATION IN GALACTOSEMIA. Med J Islam Repub Iran. 2005; 18 (4) :371-373
URL: http://mjiri.iums.ac.ir/article-1-622-en.html

From the Department of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Children s Medical Center; Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, I.R. Iran , mehrinajafi @ hotmail.com. najafisa@Sina.Tums.ac.ir
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A 34 day-old girl infant was admitted for poor feeding and cholestasis. She had a bulging fontanelle, with no evidence of intracranial infection or hemorrhage. Investigations demonstrated that she had galactosemia. Computed tomographic scans demonstrated the presence of diffuse cerebral edema. After treatment the edema resolved.
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Type of Study: case report | Subject: Pediatric

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