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Introduction: Argininemia

Description of Argininemia

Argininemia (medical condition): A very rare urea cycle disorder caused by a deficiency...more »

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Arginase deficiency:
  »Introduction: Arginase deficiency
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Argininemia: rare autosomal recessive disorder of the urea cycle; caused by a deficiency of the hepatic enzyme type I arginase; arginine is elevated in the blood and cerebrospinal fluid, and periodic hyperammonemia may occur; disease onset is usually in infancy or early childhood; clinical manifestations include seizures, microcephaly, progressive mental impairment, hypotonia, ataxia, spastic diplegia, and quadriparesis.
Source: CRISP

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Argininemia: Rare Disease

Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Argininemia is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Argininemia, or a subtype of Argininemia, 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 if affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Argininemia as a "rare disease".

Source - Orphanet

Argininemia as a Disease

Argininemia: Another name for Arginase deficiency (or close medical condition association).
  »Introduction: Arginase deficiency
  »Symptoms of Arginase deficiency

Argininemia: Related Diseases

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

Symptoms of Argininemia (Arginase deficiency)

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