A L2HGDH initiator methionine codon mutation in a Yorkshire terrier with L-2-hydroxyglutaric aciduria

@inproceedings{Farias2012ALI,
  title={A L2HGDH initiator methionine codon mutation in a Yorkshire terrier with L-2-hydroxyglutaric aciduria},
  author={Fabiana H. G. Farias and Rong Zeng and G S Johnson and Gloria Diane Shelton and Dominique Paquette and Dennis P. O’Brien},
  booktitle={BMC veterinary research},
  year={2012}
}
BACKGROUND L-2-hydroxyglutaric aciduria is a metabolic repair deficiency characterized by elevated levels of L-2-hydroxyglutaric acid in urine, blood and cerebrospinal fluid. Neurological signs associated with the disease in humans and dogs include seizures, ataxia and dementia. CASE PRESENTATION Here we describe an 8 month old Yorkshire terrier that presented with episodes of hyperactivity and aggressive behavior. Between episodes, the dog's behavior and neurologic examinations were normal… CONTINUE READING
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