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Arginosuccinate synthetase deficiency

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Description of Arginosuccinate synthetase deficiency

Arginosuccinate synthetase deficiency: A group of diseases related to a deficiency of the enzyme ARGININOSUCCINATE SYNTHASE which causes an elevation of serum levels of CITRULLINE. In neonates, clinical manifestations include lethargy, hypotonia, and SEIZURES. Milder forms also occur. Childhood and adult forms may present with recurrent episodes of intermittent weakness, lethargy, ATAXIA, behavioral changes, and DYSARTHRIA. (From Menkes, Textbook of Child Neurology, 5th ed, p49)
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Arginosuccinate synthetase deficiency: autosomal recessive aminoacidopathy characterized by marked elevation in plasma and urine levels of citrulline, with hyperammonemia and sometimes secondary oroticaciduria; clinical findings include mental retardation and neurologic abnormalities.
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