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Parents told daughter had fatal Batten's disease but discover it was epilepsy

The parents of a girl suffering from epilepsy were wrongly told by doctors that she was suffering from Batten's disease - a rare, degenerative disease. The misdiagnosis continued for a year during which time the girl's parents believed she had a reduced life span - mid childhood to mid thirties.

Source: summary of medical news story as reported by BBC News UK Edition

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About: Parents told daughter had fatal Batten's disease but discover it was epilepsy

Date: 7 March 2003

Source: BBC News UK Edition

URL: http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/wales/2830019.stm

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