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Argininosuccinic aciduria

Argininosuccinic aciduria: Introduction

Argininosuccinic aciduria: A rare inherited disorder of the urea cycle characterized by the lack of an enzyme (argininosuccinate lyase) which is needed to remove nitrogen from the body so a lack of the enzyme leads to a build-up of ammonia in the blood. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Argininosuccinic aciduria is available below.

Symptoms of Argininosuccinic aciduria

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Argininosuccinic aciduria: Complications

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  • Mental retardation if untreated
  • Coma
  • Developmental disability if untreated
  • Death if untreated
  • Cerebral edema if untreated
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Causes of Argininosuccinic aciduria

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Argininosuccinic aciduria: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Argininosuccinic aciduria

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Clinical Trials for Argininosuccinic aciduria

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Definitions of Argininosuccinic aciduria:

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

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Argininosuccinic aciduria as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet

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More information about Argininosuccinic aciduria

  1. Argininosuccinic aciduria: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Complications
 

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