n South African Journal of Child Health - From the coalface of clinical paediatric neurology : Menkes disease - a lesson not to be forgotten
|Article Title||From the coalface of clinical paediatric neurology : Menkes disease - a lesson not to be forgotten|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Journal of Child Health|
|Affiliations||1 University of Pretoria|
|Publication Date||May 2012|
|Pages||56 - 59|
The differential diagnosis of child abuse or non-accidental injury is extensive and includes rare metabolic disorders. We report a case in which child abuse was wrongly diagnosed. Fortunately the correct diagnosis could be made in time to re-unite the child with his parents.
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