Acute management of propionic acidemia.

  title={Acute management of propionic acidemia.},
  author={Kimberly Ann Chapman and Andrea Gropman and Erin Macleod and Kathy Stagni and Marshall Summar and Keiko Ueda and Nicholas Ah Mew and Jill Franks and Eddie R. Island and Dietrich Matern and Loren DM. Pena and Brittany Smith and Vernon Reid Sutton and Tiina K. Urv and Charles P. Venditti and Anupam Chakrapani},
  journal={Molecular genetics and metabolism},
  volume={105 1},
Propionic acidemia or aciduria is an intoxication-type disorder of organic metabolism. Patients deteriorate in times of increased metabolic demand and subsequent catabolism. Metabolic decompensation can manifest with lethargy, vomiting, coma and death if not appropriately treated. On January 28-30, 2011 in Washington, D.C., Children's National Medical Center hosted a group of clinicians, scientists and parental group representatives to design recommendations for acute management of individuals… CONTINUE READING