Tyler Reimschisel

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Menkes syndrome

OVERVIEW: What every practitioner needs to know Are you sure your patient has Menkes disease? What are the typical findings for this disease? Menkes is a lethal, X-linked, multisystemic, progressive disorder of copper metabolism that causes severe epilepsy, developmental delay, hypotonia, failure to thrive, and death in early childhood. Boys with Menkes typically present at…

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