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Menkes's syndrome. Report of a patient treated from 21 days of age with parenteral copper.
  1. P Daish,
  2. E M Wheeler,
  3. P F Roberts,
  4. R D Jones


    In an infant with Menkes's steely-hair syndrome, early treatment (from 21 days of age) with parenteral copper failed to halt the disease. In addition to urinary tract abnormalities, panlobular emphysema was present a finding not previously noted in the syndrome.

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