Aspartylglucosaminuria: A rare glycoprotein metabolism disorder caused by a deficiency of an enzyme called aspartylglucosaminidase. Patients tend to develop normally during the first few years of life and development continues slowly until adolescence when mental retardation becomes progressively worse.
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Symptoms of Aspartylglucosaminuria
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Treatments for Aspartylglucosaminuria
- There is no cure and no definitive treatment. Allogenic bone marrow grafts have not proved to be particularly helpful. Symptomatic measures such as anti-seizure medication may be used if seizures develop
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Causes of Aspartylglucosaminuria
- The condition is inherited in an autosomal recessive manner
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Prognosis for Aspartylglucosaminuria
Prognosis for Aspartylglucosaminuria:
Patients tend to survive until mid-adulthood. Mental retardation and disability may be severe by this stage.
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Definitions of Aspartylglucosaminuria:
An inborn error of metabolism caused by deficient activity of the enzyme aspartylglucosaminidase. Clinical manifestations consist of psychomotor retardation, coarse facies, hepatosplenomegaly, ventral hernia, and skeletal abnormalities.
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Aspartylglucosaminuria is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of
Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health
(NIH). This means that Aspartylglucosaminuria, or a subtype of Aspartylglucosaminuria,
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 Aspartylglucosaminuria as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet
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