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Essentielle Hyperlipoproteinämie Typ I (Bürger-Grütz) bei einem 4 Wochen alten Säugling

Research paper by M. Düchting, H. Haupt, W. Scherz

Indexed on: 01 Sep '74Published on: 01 Sep '74Published in: European Journal of Pediatrics



Abstract

Grütz-Bürger essential hyperlipemia type I has been diagnosed in a 4-week-old infant suffering from a hemangioma of the lower left eyelid. Metabolic investigations showed excessively increased serum fat levels. Funduscopy was consistent with lipemia retinalis.By reducing the fat intake to a maximum of 5 g/day, serum levels returned to normal. Further observation over 1 year has shown normal development of the child.