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Introduction: OTCD

Description of OTCD

OTCD (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

OTCD as a Disease

OTCD: 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

OTCD: Related Diseases

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

Symptoms of OTCD (Ornithine Transcarbamylase Deficiency)

Some of the symptoms of OTCD incude:

Treatments for OTCD (Ornithine Transcarbamylase Deficiency)

Treatments for OTCD (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 OTCD: For more treatment information about OTCD, see treatment of Ornithine Transcarbamylase Deficiency (OTCD)

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