Identical twin girls died at age 3 years from acute episodes of metabolic encephalopathy reminiscent of Reye syndrome. Biochemical studies in one of the twins demonstrated low levels of carnitine in muscle, liver, and plasma. Carnitine content was low in the liver and plasma of both parents, implying autosomal recessive transmission.
|Number of pages||3|
|Journal||Annals of Neurology|
|Publication status||Published - 1982|
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