Fumaric aciduria: Introduction
Fumaric aciduria: A rare inborn metabolic error where a deficiency of the enzyme fumarase due to a genetic defect impairs the body's ability to break down fumarate into malate which results in increased fumaric acid levels in the urine.
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causes, and treatments of Fumaric aciduria is available below.
Symptoms of Fumaric aciduria
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Fumaric aciduria: Complications
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Causes of Fumaric aciduria
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Definitions of Fumaric aciduria:
Fumaric aciduria is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of
Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health
(NIH). This means that Fumaric aciduria, or a subtype of Fumaric aciduria,
affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Ophanet, a consortium of European partners,
currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000.
They list Fumaric aciduria as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet
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