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Pyruvate decarboxylase deficiency

Pyruvate decarboxylase deficiency: Introduction

Pyruvate decarboxylase deficiency: A rare genetic disorder involving an enzyme (pyruvate decarboxylase) deficiency which results in symptoms such as failure to thrive, psychomotor retardation, small head, eye problems, increased blood ammonia levels and lactic acidosis which can result in infant death in severe cases. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Pyruvate decarboxylase deficiency is available below.

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Pyruvate decarboxylase deficiency: Complications

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Causes of Pyruvate decarboxylase deficiency

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Prognosis for Pyruvate decarboxylase deficiency

Prognosis for Pyruvate decarboxylase deficiency: death in 1st decade in severe cases

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Definitions of Pyruvate decarboxylase deficiency:

Pyruvate decarboxylase deficiency is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Pyruvate decarboxylase deficiency, or a subtype of Pyruvate decarboxylase deficiency, 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 Pyruvate decarboxylase deficiency as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet

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  1. Pyruvate decarboxylase deficiency: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Complications
  7. Prognosis
 

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