Clinical Studies and Case Reports

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TitleA casuistic rationale for the treatment of spastic and myocloni in a childhood neurodegenerative disease: neuronal ceroid lipofuscinosis of the type Jansky-Bielschowsky.
Author(s)Lorenz R.
Journal, Volume, IssueNeuro Endocrinol Lett 2002;23(5-6):387-90
Major outcome(s)Improvement of spasticity
IndicationSpasticityAbstract
MedicationDelta-9-THC

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.

Route(s)Oral
Dose(s)
Duration (days)
Participantsa child with spasticity
DesignUncontrolled case report
Type of publicationMedical journal
Address of author(s)Brunnenstrasse 54, D-34537 Bad Wildungen, Germany. Ruelor@t-online.de
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