Ionising radiation in infancy and adult cognitive function

BMJ 2004; 328 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.328.7439.581-b (Published 04 March 2004) Cite this as: BMJ 2004;328:581

Radiation may not solely explain later cognitive function

  1. Rainer Fogelholm, neurologist (retired) (r.fogel@kolumbus.fi)
  1. Pappilantie 10 B 8, 02400 Kirkkonummi, Finland

    EDITOR—Hall et al did not give a detailed description of the patients they studied; the boys had cutaneous haemangiomas in the head region, and they were in 1930-59 younger than 18 months.1

    How many of these boys had Sturge-Weber syndrome with cutaneous and cerebral haemangiomas? In a typical case the …

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