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What is Acidemia, methylmalonic?

What is Acidemia, methylmalonic?

  • Acidemia, methylmalonic: An inborn error of metabolism where amino acids in the body aren't metabolized properly resulting in high levels of the acid throughout the body.

Acidemia, methylmalonic is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Acidemia, methylmalonic, or a subtype of Acidemia, methylmalonic, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Acidemia, methylmalonic: Introduction

Types of Acidemia, methylmalonic:

Broader types of Acidemia, methylmalonic:

How many people get Acidemia, methylmalonic?

Prevalance of Acidemia, methylmalonic: estimated 1 per 50,000 - 100,000 suffer from Methylmalonic acidemia, Genetics Home Reference website
Prevalance Rate of Acidemia, methylmalonic: approx 1 in 50,000 or 0.00% or 5,440 people in USA [about data]

How serious is Acidemia, methylmalonic?

Complications of Acidemia, methylmalonic: see complications of Acidemia, methylmalonic

What causes Acidemia, methylmalonic?

Causes of Acidemia, methylmalonic: see causes of Acidemia, methylmalonic

What are the symptoms of Acidemia, methylmalonic?

Symptoms of Acidemia, methylmalonic: see symptoms of Acidemia, methylmalonic

Complications of Acidemia, methylmalonic: see complications of Acidemia, methylmalonic

Can anyone else get Acidemia, methylmalonic?

More information: see contagiousness of Acidemia, methylmalonic
Inheritance: see inheritance of Acidemia, methylmalonic

Acidemia, methylmalonic: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Acidemia, methylmalonic.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Acidemia, methylmalonic.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Acidemia, methylmalonic: Medical Geneticist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Acidemia, methylmalonic.
Treatments for Acidemia, methylmalonic: see treatments for Acidemia, methylmalonic
Research for Acidemia, methylmalonic: see research for Acidemia, methylmalonic

Name and Aliases of Acidemia, methylmalonic

Main name of condition: Acidemia, methylmalonic

Other names or spellings for Acidemia, methylmalonic:

methylmalonic aciduria, Methylmalonic acidemia, MMA

MMA, Methylmalonic acidemia
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Acidemia, methylmalonic: Related Conditions

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