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Multiple nerve palsies in beta thalassaemia major.
  1. S P Lamabadusuriya
  1. Department of Paediatrics, University of Ruhuna, Galle, Sri Lanka.


    A patient with beta thalassaemia major is described who developed a lower motor neurone facial nerve palsy on the left side, together with a phrenic nerve palsy on the same side, during the course of the illness. This complication has not been reported before in haemoglobinopathies.

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