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J Pediatr. 2012 Jun;160(6):1052-4. doi: 10.1016/j.jpeds.2012.02.033. Epub 2012 Apr 4.

Fatal rhabdomyolysis in 2 children with LPIN1 mutations.

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  • 1Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, Assistance publique des hôpitaux de Paris, Hospital Necker Enfants Malades, Paris, France. jean.bergounioux@nck.aphp.fr

Abstract

We report 2 cases of fatal rhabdomyolysis in children carrying an LPIN1 mutations preceded by similar electrocardiogram changes, including diffuse symmetrical high-amplitude T waves. Our report underlines the severity of this disease and the need for active management of episodes of rhabdomyolysis in a pediatric intensive care unit.

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22480698
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10.1016/j.jpeds.2012.02.033
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