*Corresponding author:Marco Orsini, 4Master’s degree in Health Science- Severino Sombra University, Master’s and PhD in Rehabilitation Sciences, Unisuam, Brazil
Received: April 21, 2018; Published: May 07,2018
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The aim of the present study is to draw attention to the rare association of maple syrup urine disease and alternating hemiplegia.We present a case of a 3-year-old boy adopted 3 months before the onset of alternating hemiplegia events, with development delay, had investigation with MRI and Urinary organic acid suggestive of MSUD. Started the treatment restriction of leucine, isoleucine and valine intake and thiamine supplementation, with resolution of his neurology symptoms.
Keywords: Hemiplegia; Maple Syrup Urine Disease; Branched Chain Amino Acid; Leucinosis; Paroxysmal