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What is Methylmalonic acidemia?

What is Methylmalonic acidemia?

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

Methylmalonic acidemia: Introduction

Types of Methylmalonic acidemia:

Broader types of Methylmalonic acidemia:

How serious is Methylmalonic acidemia?

Prognosis of Methylmalonic acidemia: 40% die between 40 days and 3 years, survival from 2-8 years is 60 %
Complications of Methylmalonic acidemia: see complications of Methylmalonic acidemia

What causes Methylmalonic acidemia?

Causes of Methylmalonic acidemia: see causes of Methylmalonic acidemia

What are the symptoms of Methylmalonic acidemia?

Symptoms of Methylmalonic acidemia: see symptoms of Methylmalonic acidemia

Complications of Methylmalonic acidemia: see complications of Methylmalonic acidemia

Methylmalonic acidemia: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Methylmalonic acidemia.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Methylmalonic acidemia.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Methylmalonic acidemia: Medical Geneticist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Methylmalonic acidemia.
Treatments for Methylmalonic acidemia: see treatments for Methylmalonic acidemia
Research for Methylmalonic acidemia: see research for Methylmalonic acidemia

Name and Aliases of Methylmalonic acidemia

Main name of condition: Methylmalonic acidemia

Other names or spellings for Methylmalonic acidemia:

MMA, Acidemia, methylmalonic

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

Methylmalonic acidemia: Related Conditions

Research the causes of these diseases that are similar to, or related to, Methylmalonic acidemia:

  • Autosomal recessive metabolic disorder
  • Secondary hyperammonemia
  • Progressive encephalopathy
  • Organic acidemia
 

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