When is inpatient care indicated for the treatment of

Updated: Jul 03, 2019
  • Author: Emad R Noor, MBChB; Chief Editor: Amy Kao, MD  more...
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Patients with alpha-dystroglycanopathies may require prolonged hospitalization. For example, neonates or infants may have progressive disease and have feeding difficulties, cardiopulmonary complications, seizures, or profound mental retardation.

Older children may need admission for orthopedic care or cardiopulmonary complications.


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