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Hopkins Syndrome in a 14-Year-Old Boy; a Case Report

Alireza Majidi, Sasan Saket, Zohreh Nabizadeh Gharghozar, Ehsan Akrami, Seyed Mohsen Fayyazi
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Abstract

Hopkins syndrome (HS) is a flaccid paralysis resembling poliomyelitis that has been seen in some children who are recovering from an acute episode of asthma. This syndrome should be suspected based on clinical findings even before the occurrence of characteristic breathing patterns and epilepsy. We report a 14-year-old boy who had experienced an episode of HS.


Keywords

Pitt-Hopkins syndrome; nervous system diseases; rare diseases; asthma

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.22037/emergency.v6i1.18287

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