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What is ACAD8 deficiency?

What is ACAD8 deficiency?

  • ACAD8 deficiency: An extremely rare metabolic disorder where the body is unable to metabolize certain proteins properly. More specifically, an insufficient level of the enzyme (isobutyryl-coenzyme A dehydrogenase) needed to metabolize the amino acid valine. The onset and severity of symptoms is variable.

ACAD8 deficiency: Introduction

Types of ACAD8 deficiency:

Broader types of ACAD8 deficiency:

How serious is ACAD8 deficiency?

Prognosis of ACAD8 deficiency: Early diagnosis and treatment can significantly improve the prognosis.
Complications of ACAD8 deficiency: see complications of ACAD8 deficiency

What causes ACAD8 deficiency?

Causes of ACAD8 deficiency: see causes of ACAD8 deficiency

What are the symptoms of ACAD8 deficiency?

Symptoms of ACAD8 deficiency: see symptoms of ACAD8 deficiency

Complications of ACAD8 deficiency: see complications of ACAD8 deficiency

Onset of ACAD8 deficiency: Symptoms may develop early in life or not until childhood. Other patients will have the genetic mutation responsible for the condition but will never develop symptoms.

ACAD8 deficiency: Testing

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and ACAD8 deficiency.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for ACAD8 deficiency: Medical Geneticist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for ACAD8 deficiency.
Treatments for ACAD8 deficiency: see treatments for ACAD8 deficiency

Name of ACAD8 deficiency

Main name of condition: ACAD8 deficiency


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