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Hypovitaminosis E induced neuropathy in exocrine pancreatic failure.
  1. G Davidai,
  2. T Zakaria,
  3. R Goldstein,
  4. A Gilai,
  5. S Freier

    Abstract

    A 4 year old girl with congenital nerve deafness and pancreatic insufficiency had incapacitating ataxia. Electrophysiological studies of the median nerve and the brain stem evoked response were abnormal. Serum vitamin E concentration was low. After intramuscular injections of vitamin E the ataxia disappeared and electrophysiological variables reverted to normal.

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