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Alternating Hemiplegia of Childhood

Gregory L. Holmes

in Pediatric Neurology

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print April 2010 | ISBN: 9780195394580
Published online April 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780199322923 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780195394580.003.003

Series: What Do I Do Now?

Alternating Hemiplegia of Childhood

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Children with alternating hemiplegia of childhood rarely are diagnosed at the onset of the disorder because of the complexity of the signs and symptoms. While hemiplegia occurs, this is but one of many symptoms of the disorder. Keys to the diagnosis are given.

Chapter.  856 words. 

Subjects: Neurology

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