Lesch–Nyhan Syndrome: In a Yemani female child

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Yogesh Swaminarayan
Rakesh Kumar Gorea
Abhinav Gorea
Mohammed Sarosh Khan
Gulam Mustafa


Lesch–Nyhan syndrome usually affects young children in which there is a compulsive tendency of selfmutilation. There are learning difficulties along with and involuntary movements. In this case there was mental retardation along with osteomyelitis of the left big toe. It is a hereditary disorder and affecting mostly male children but this is a rare case affecting a female child.

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Swaminarayan, Y., Gorea, R., Gorea, A., Khan, M., & Mustafa, G. (2016). Lesch–Nyhan Syndrome: In a Yemani female child. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ETHICS, TRAUMA & VICTIMOLOGY, 2(01), 53-55. Retrieved from https://www.forensicwayout.org/journals/index.php/IJETV/article/view/990
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