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|Title||A casuistic rationale for the treatment of spastic and myocloni in a childhood neurodegenerative disease: neuronal ceroid lipofuscinosis of the type Jansky-Bielschowsky.|
|Journal, Volume, Issue||Neuro Endocrinol Lett 2002;23(5-6):387-90|
|Major outcome(s)||Improvement of spasticity|
GOAL: The casuistic of a child suffering from late infantile neuronal ceroid lipofuscinosis (NCL) of the type Jansky-Bielschowsky aims to provide a description of possible therapeutic options for the severe spastic and the debilitating myocloni that occur within the context of this disorder. Moreover, it also should include a discussion of potential indications for the application of delta 9-Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) (Dronabinol, Marinol) in childhood.
|Participants||a child with spasticity|
|Design||Uncontrolled case report|
|Type of publication||Medical journal|
|Address of author(s)||Brunnenstrasse 54, D-34537 Bad Wildungen, Germany. Ruelor@t-online.de|