Altered carbon dioxide metabolism and creatine abnormalities in rett syndrome.

@article{Halbach2012AlteredCD,
  title={Altered carbon dioxide metabolism and creatine abnormalities in rett syndrome.},
  author={Nicky S. J. Halbach and Eric E J G L Smeets and J{\"o}rgen Bierau and Irene M. L. W. Keularts and Guy Plasqui and Peter O O Julu and Ingegerd Witt Engerstr{\"o}m and Jaap A Bakker and Leopold M G Curfs},
  journal={JIMD reports},
  year={2012},
  volume={3},
  pages={117-24}
}
Despite their good appetite, many females with Rett syndrome (RTT) meet the criteria for moderate to severe malnutrition. Although feeding difficulties may play a part in this, other constitutional factors such as altered metabolic processes are suspected. Irregular breathing is a common clinical feature, leading to chronic respiratory alkalosis or acidosis… CONTINUE READING