Case reports of successful pregnancy in women with maple syrup urine disease and propionic acidemia

S. C. Van Calcar, C. O. Harding, S. R. Davidson, L. A. Barness, J. A. Wolff

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We report on 2 women with organic acidemias, one with classical maple syrup urine disease and another with mild propionic acidemia in which protein restricted diets and carnitine supplementation were successfully employed to manage pregnancies. Healthy infants were delivered without maternal metabolic decompensation.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)641-646
Number of pages6
JournalAmerican Journal of Medical Genetics
Issue number5
StatePublished - Nov 23 1992



  • carnitine supplementation
  • maple syrup urine disease
  • organic acidemia

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Genetics
  • Genetics(clinical)

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