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What is Mild citrullinemia?

What is Mild citrullinemia?

  • Mild citrullinemia: Citrullinemia is an inherited urea cycle disorder which causes toxic substances including ammonia to build up in the blood. There are two main subtypes of Citrullinemia (I and II) which are caused by different genetic abnormalities and result in different symptoms. Milder forms may present in childhood and rare late-onset forms (type II) may not cause symptoms until adulthood.

Mild citrullinemia: Introduction

Types of Mild citrullinemia:

Broader types of Mild citrullinemia:

How serious is Mild citrullinemia?

Prognosis of Mild citrullinemia: 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.
Complications of Mild citrullinemia: see complications of Mild citrullinemia

What causes Mild citrullinemia?

Causes of Mild citrullinemia: see causes of Mild citrullinemia

What are the symptoms of Mild citrullinemia?

Symptoms of Mild citrullinemia: see symptoms of Mild citrullinemia

Complications of Mild citrullinemia: see complications of Mild citrullinemia

Can anyone else get Mild citrullinemia?

More information: see contagiousness of Mild citrullinemia
Inheritance: see inheritance of Mild citrullinemia

Mild citrullinemia: Testing

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Mild citrullinemia.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Mild citrullinemia: Medical Geneticist, Hematologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Mild citrullinemia.
Treatments for Mild citrullinemia: see treatments for Mild citrullinemia

Name of Mild citrullinemia

Main name of condition: Mild citrullinemia


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