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OTC deficiency

Introduction: OTC deficiency

Description of OTC deficiency

OTC deficiency (medical condition): A rare metabolic disorder where a deficiency of the enzyme...more »

See also:

Ornithine Transcarbamylase Deficiency:
  »Introduction: Ornithine Transcarbamylase Deficiency
  »Symptoms of Ornithine Transcarbamylase Deficiency
  »Treatments for Ornithine Transcarbamylase Deficiency

OTC deficiency: Related Topics

These medical condition or symptom topics may be relevant to medical information for OTC deficiency:

OTC deficiency: Rare Disease

Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

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

OTC deficiency as a Disease

OTC deficiency: Another name for Ornithine Transcarbamylase Deficiency (or close medical condition association).
  »Introduction: Ornithine Transcarbamylase Deficiency
  »Symptoms of Ornithine Transcarbamylase Deficiency
  »Treatments for Ornithine Transcarbamylase Deficiency

OTC deficiency: Related Diseases

OTC deficiency: OTC deficiency is listed as a type of (or associated with) the following medical conditions in our database:

Symptoms of OTC deficiency (Ornithine Transcarbamylase Deficiency)

Some of the symptoms of OTC deficiency incude:

Treatments for OTC deficiency (Ornithine Transcarbamylase Deficiency)

Treatments for OTC deficiency (Ornithine Transcarbamylase Deficiency) include:

  • Treatment generally involves sticking to a low protein diet
  • High ammonia levels in the blood can be managed by using intravenous sodium benzoate, sodium phenylacetate and arginine
  • Severe cases may require hemodialysis to remove toxins from the blood
  • Oral sodium phenylbutyrate and arginine can be used as a long-term therapy
  • Regular blood tests are needed to monitor ammonia and amino acid levels

Treatment of OTC deficiency: For more treatment information about OTC deficiency, see treatment of Ornithine Transcarbamylase Deficiency (OTC deficiency)

Terms associated with OTC deficiency:

Terms Similar to OTC deficiency:

Source - NIH

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