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Biotinidase deficiency, late onset

Biotinidase deficiency, late onset: Introduction

Biotinidase deficiency, late onset: A metabolic disorder where the body lacks the enzyme biotinidase needed to process the vitamin called biotin (vitamin H) into carboxylase enzymes. The severity of symptoms may vary depending on the degree of deficiency. Severe cases can result in metabolic acidosis which can lead to death if treatment isn't given. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Biotinidase deficiency, late onset is available below.

Symptoms of Biotinidase deficiency, late onset

Treatments for Biotinidase deficiency, late onset

  • Biotin administration - usually lifelong supplementation with biotin is needed. Any hearing or vision problems that have developed may resolve with time once treatment has begun. Consuming raw eggs should be avoided as it can exacerbate the condition.
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Biotinidase deficiency, late onset: Complications

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Causes of Biotinidase deficiency, late onset

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Misdiagnosis and Biotinidase deficiency, late onset

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Prognosis for Biotinidase deficiency, late onset

Prognosis for Biotinidase deficiency, late onset: The prognosis can be good with prompt diagnosis and lifelong treatment. Undiagnosed and untreated cases can ultimately lead to complications such as vision and hearing impairment or even metabolic acidosis and death in severe cases.

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  1. Biotinidase deficiency, late onset: Introduction
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  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Complications
  7. Prognosis
 

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