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Methylmalonic aciduria -- homocystinuria

Methylmalonic aciduria -- homocystinuria: Introduction

Methylmalonic aciduria -- homocystinuria: A rare group of disorders characterized by methylmalonic aciduria and homocystinuria resulting from abnormal metabolism of vitamin B12 by the liver. There are various subtypes of the condition with varying ages of onset and severity of symptoms. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Methylmalonic aciduria -- homocystinuria is available below.

Symptoms of Methylmalonic aciduria -- homocystinuria

Treatments for Methylmalonic aciduria -- homocystinuria

  • Low-protein diet - a specialized diet ill need to be devised by a dietician experienced in the condition.
  • Medications - Vitamin B12, L-Carnitine, Betaine
  • Avoid fasting
  • Hospital care if metabolic acidosis develops
  • Regular blood tests
  • more treatments...»

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Methylmalonic aciduria -- homocystinuria: Complications

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Causes of Methylmalonic aciduria -- homocystinuria

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Misdiagnosis and Methylmalonic aciduria -- homocystinuria

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Prognosis for Methylmalonic aciduria -- homocystinuria

Prognosis for Methylmalonic aciduria -- homocystinuria: Some patients improve with treatment whereas others die despite treatment. Some will have permanent mental retardation or other problems.

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Definitions of Methylmalonic aciduria -- homocystinuria:

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Methylmalonic aciduria -- homocystinuria as a "rare disease".
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More information about Methylmalonic aciduria -- homocystinuria

  1. Methylmalonic aciduria -- homocystinuria: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Complications
  8. Prognosis
 

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