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Year : 2018  |  Volume : 13  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 471-473

Riboflavin treatment in genetically proven Brown–Vialetto–Van Laere syndrome


Department of Pediatric Neurosciences, Bai Jerbai Wadia Hospital for Children, Acharya Donde Marg, Parel, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Meenal Garg
EEG Room, Department of Pediatric Neurosciences, Bai Jerbai Wadia Hospital for Children, Acharya Donde Marg, Parel, Mumbai, Maharashtra - 400012.
India
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DOI: 10.4103/JPN.JPN_131_17

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Brown–Vialetto–Van Laere (BVVL) syndrome is a rare motor neuron disorder of childhood, which forms a continuous spectrum with Fazio–Londe syndrome. It is an autosomal-recessive inherited disease caused by mutations in intestinal riboflavin transporter genes. We describe a child with genetically proven BVVL syndrome where prompt treatment with riboflavin showed good results.






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