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Diabetic complications in a prepubertal adolescent.
  1. E Sørensen,
  2. O Aagenaes
  1. Department of Paediatrics, Aker University Hospital, Oslo, Norway.


    A 13 year old boy, with a five year history of diabetes mellitus, developed a severe neuropathy and a transient deterioration of a background retinopathy after initiation of improved glycaemic control. This followed a long period of extremely poor metabolic control, with growth retardation and weight loss.

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