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

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

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Abstract

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
Volume44
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - 1992
Externally publishedYes

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Propionic Acidemia
Maple Syrup Urine Disease
Protein-Restricted Diet
Carnitine
Mothers
Pregnancy

Keywords

  • carnitine supplementation
  • maple syrup urine disease
  • organic acidemia

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  • Genetics(clinical)

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Case reports of successful pregnancy in women with maple syrup urine disease and propionic acidemia. / Van Calcar, S. C.; Harding, Cary; Davidson, S. R.; Barness, L. A.; Wolff, J. A.

In: American Journal of Medical Genetics, Vol. 44, No. 5, 1992, p. 641-646.

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Van Calcar, S. C. ; Harding, Cary ; Davidson, S. R. ; Barness, L. A. ; Wolff, J. A. / Case reports of successful pregnancy in women with maple syrup urine disease and propionic acidemia. In: American Journal of Medical Genetics. 1992 ; Vol. 44, No. 5. pp. 641-646.
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