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The Indian Journal of Pediatrics

, Volume 71, Issue 4, pp 349–350 | Cite as

Familial type IV hypertriglyceridemia presenting as hemiparesis with cerebellar signs

  • Sonali Tank
  • Kalika Bhagwat
  • Sushma Malik
  • Pravin Jawale
  • Surekha Joshi
Clinical Brief

Abstract

Stroke in pediatric patients is distinctive as compare to adults. The authors report a rare case of familial hypertriglyceridemia type IV who had left hemiparesis with cerebellar signs. There was no history of oral trauma, head injury, convulsions, acute gastroenteritis, meningitis or otitis media

Key words

Hemiparesis Stroke Atherosclerosis 

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© Dr. K C Chaudhuri Foundation 2004

Authors and Affiliations

  • Sonali Tank
    • 1
  • Kalika Bhagwat
    • 1
  • Sushma Malik
    • 1
  • Pravin Jawale
    • 1
  • Surekha Joshi
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of PediatricsT.N. Medical College and B.Y.L. Nair Charitable HospitalMumbaiIndia

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