Walsh et al describe 2 children with posterior circulation stroke (PCS). PSC stroke presents with variable symptoms including hemiparesis, headache, altered consciousness, neck pain, seizures, and ataxia.
M Nolan, R Courtney, P Sexton, T Barry, PJ McCann (P533)
Nolan et al describe a case of oral squamous cell carcinoma in a patient with Fanconi’s anaemia. The patient previously had a bone marrow transplant, which causes a 2-4 fold increase in the risk of head and neck cancer.
Glackin et al report 3 infants with dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM) secondary to severe vitamin D deficiency and hypocalcaemia. The infants presented in cardiac failure. The infants were treated with vitamin D, calcium supplementation, diuretics, captopril, and digoxin.