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HK J Paediatr (New Series)
Vol 9. No. 3, 2004

HK J Paediatr (New Series) 2004;9:243-247

Case Report

A Baby with Nonketotic Hyperglycinaemia

HNT Hui, YC Ho, HB Chan, SCF Tam, NLS Tang, PLS Ip


Nonketotic hyperglycinaemia or nonketotic hyperglycinaemic encephalopathy (NKH) is an autosomal recessive inborn error of glycine metabolism. We report a baby with the disease treated with sodium benzoate, dextromethorphan and anticonvulsants who succumbed at 4 months of age.

Keyword : Neonatal seizure; Nonketotic hyperglycinaemia

Abstract in Chinese


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