SAMJ: South African Medical Journal
On-line version ISSN 2078-5135
Print version ISSN 0256-9574
HAUPTFLEISCH, M P K; MOORE, D P and RODDA, J L. Efavirenz as a cause of ataxia in children. SAMJ, S. Afr. med. j. [online]. 2015, vol.105, n.11, pp.897-898. ISSN 2078-5135. http://dx.doi.org/10.7196/SAMJ.2015.V105I11.9451.
Acute ataxia in childhood is often caused by toxin ingestion. With the increasing number of paediatric patients on antiretroviral medication, we are seeing more side-effects of these drugs. We report two cases of efavirenz toxicity causing ataxia.