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ACAD8 deficiency

ACAD8 deficiency: Introduction

ACAD8 deficiency: An extremely rare metabolic disorder where the body is unable to metabolize certain proteins properly. More specifically, an insufficient level of the enzyme (isobutyryl-coenzyme A dehydrogenase) needed to metabolize the amino acid valine. The onset and severity of symptoms is variable. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of ACAD8 deficiency is available below.

Symptoms of ACAD8 deficiency

Treatments for ACAD8 deficiency

Wrongly Diagnosed with ACAD8 deficiency?

ACAD8 deficiency: Complications

Review possible medical complications related to ACAD8 deficiency:

  • Frequent vomiting
  • Dehydration due to vomiting
  • Worsening of symptoms during fasting
  • Worsening of symptoms due to infection
  • more complications...»

Causes of ACAD8 deficiency

  • The condition is a genetic anomaly inherited in an autosomal recessive manner
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Misdiagnosis and ACAD8 deficiency

Vitamin B12 deficiency under-diagnosed: The condition of Vitamin B12 deficiency is a possible misdiagnosis of various conditions, such as multiple sclerosis (see symptoms of multiple sclerosis). See symptoms of Vitamin B12...read more »

Prognosis for ACAD8 deficiency

Prognosis for ACAD8 deficiency: Early diagnosis and treatment can significantly improve the prognosis.

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  1. ACAD8 deficiency: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Complications
  7. Prognosis
 

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