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Debré's syndrome II

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A no longer commonly used term for a disease of small children characterized by hypotonia associated with accumulation of fat and glykogen in the liver. It is caused by a disorder of carbohydrate and, indirectly, lipid metabolism.


  • R. Debré:
    Les polycories. La presse médicale, Paris, 1935, 43: 801-803.

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