A CASE OF HOMOCYSTINURIA PRESENTING WITH SIXTH NERVE PALSY

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Aliena Badshah
Mohammad Humayun
Iqbal Haider

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A 12-year-old boy presented to Medical Department with aphasia since birth and left lateral rectus palsy for five
years. His MRI brain revealed bilateral frontal and lacunar infarcts. A coagulation screen was carried out which showed
raised homocysteine levels in the blood. Subsequent urinary homocysteine levels were also raised. He was diagnosed
as a case of homocystinuria. He was started on folic acid and vitamin B6 therapy and called for follow up after 4 weeks.

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Badshah, A., Humayun, M., & Haider, I. (2016). A CASE OF HOMOCYSTINURIA PRESENTING WITH SIXTH NERVE PALSY. Journal of Medical Sciences, 24(4), 280–282. Retrieved from https://www.jmedsci.com/index.php/Jmedsci/article/view/133
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