Stroke associated with Barth syndrome

Beau M. Ances, Joseph Sullivan, John B. Weigele, Vivian Hwang, Steven R. Messé, Scott E. Kasner, David S. Liebeskind

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Barth syndrome is an inherited disorder characterized by dilated cardiomyopathy, neutropenia, growth retardation, and skeletal myopathy. We describe a case of acute stroke owing to Barth syndrome that required intra-arterial thrombolysis. This case suggests that cardiovascular complications can be observed in patients with Barth syndrome. Stroke prevention measures including the use of antithrombotic agents, might be warranted.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)805-807
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Child Neurology
Issue number9
StatePublished - Sep 1 2006
Externally publishedYes

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    Ances, B. M., Sullivan, J., Weigele, J. B., Hwang, V., Messé, S. R., Kasner, S. E., & Liebeskind, D. S. (2006). Stroke associated with Barth syndrome. Journal of Child Neurology, 21(9), 805-807.