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Arginninosuccinic acid synthetase deficiency

Treatments for Arginninosuccinic acid synthetase deficiency

  • 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
  • more treatments...»

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Arginninosuccinic acid synthetase deficiency: Complications

Review possible medical complications related to Arginninosuccinic acid synthetase deficiency:

  • Brain damage if untreated (see Brain damage)
  • Brain swelling if untreated
  • Breathing problems if untreated
  • Changes in muscle tone if untreated
  • Muscle weakness if untreated
  • Poor growth if untreated
  • more complications...»

Causes of Arginninosuccinic acid synthetase deficiency

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Misdiagnosis and Arginninosuccinic acid synthetase deficiency

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Prognosis for Arginninosuccinic acid synthetase deficiency

Prognosis for Arginninosuccinic acid synthetase deficiency: Timely diagnosis and treatment usually results in a good prognosis with normal growth and learning abilities - treatment is lifelong. In some severe cases, high ammonia levels can cause complications even with treatment.

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