Emergency presentations of patients with methylmalonic acidemia, propionic acidemia and branched chain amino acidemia (MSUD).

@article{Henrquez1994EmergencyPO,
  title={Emergency presentations of patients with methylmalonic acidemia, propionic acidemia and branched chain amino acidemia (MSUD).},
  author={Herrera Henr{\'i}quez and Adam El Din and Pinar T. Ozand and Shanti Subramanyam and S I al Gain},
  journal={Brain & development},
  year={1994},
  volume={16 Suppl},
  pages={86-93}
}
The charts of 16 patients with branched chain amino acidemia (MSUD) who had 48 emergency room (ER) visits, of 10 patients with propionic acidemia (PA) who had 57 ER visit, and of 13 patients with methylmalonic acidemia (MMA) who had 154 ER visits, were reviewed retrospectively for the most common clinical presentations, physical and laboratory findings. The most common clinical presentation was acute or chronic vomiting and the most common physical finding was dehydration. When hypoglycemia was… CONTINUE READING
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