Methylmalonic acidemia mimicking diabetic ketoacidosis in an infant.


Methylmalonic acidemia (MMA) is an inherited organic acidemia usually present with recurrent episodes of acute illness. A typical episode is ushered in with ketonuria and vomiting, followed by acidosis, dehydration, and lethargy, leading, in the absence of aggressive treatment, to coma and death. We report an infant with MMA presented with diabetes symptoms… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1399-5448.2011.00784.x


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@article{Guven2012MethylmalonicAM, title={Methylmalonic acidemia mimicking diabetic ketoacidosis in an infant.}, author={A. Guven and Nurcan Cebeci and Ali Doğan Dursun and Eh Aktekin and Mr Baumgartner and Bruce Fowler}, journal={Pediatric diabetes}, year={2012}, volume={13 6}, pages={e22-5} }