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January 1976

Acute Athetosis as a Result of Phenytoin Toxicity in a Child

Am J Dis Child. 1976;130(1):75-76. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1976.02120020077015

• A case of acute athetosis in a child was found to be related to phenytoin toxicity. Symptoms were intermittent and coincided with drug administration. More common toxic effects were not noted on initial evaluation of the patient.

(Am J Dis Child 130:75-76, 1976)