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MMA: Rare Disease

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

MMA is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that MMA, or a subtype of MMA, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

MMA as a Disease

MMA: Another name for Methylmalonic acidemia (or close medical condition association).
  »Introduction: Methylmalonic acidemia
  »Symptoms of Methylmalonic acidemia
  »Treatments for Methylmalonic acidemia

MMA: Related Diseases

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

Symptoms of MMA (Methylmalonic acidemia)

Some of the symptoms of MMA incude:

Treatments for MMA (Methylmalonic acidemia)

Treatments for MMA (Methylmalonic acidemia) include:

  • Diet - A diet which is low in protein and/or involves limited amounts of isoleucine, valine and threonine can limit the development of acidemia and the resulting complications.
  • Various supplements may be needed e.g. carnitine, multivitamins and calcium
  • Genetic counseling is also recommended

Treatment of MMA: For more treatment information about MMA, see treatment of Methylmalonic acidemia (MMA)

MMA: Related Disease Topics

These medical disease topics may be related to MMA:

  • autosomal recessive metabolic disorder
  • secondary hyperammonemia
  • progressive encephalopathy
  • organic acidemia

Terms associated with MMA:

Terms Similar to MMA:

Source - NIH

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