Ornithine transcarbamylase (OTC) deficiency

Overview

What is Ornithine Transcarbamylase Deficiency?

Ornithine Transcarbamylase Deficiency is an inherited disorder that causes ammonia to accumulate in the blood. It often becomes evident in the first few days of life. In some affected individuals, signs and symptoms of Ornithine Transcarbamylase Deficiency may be less severe, and may not appear until later in life.

SOURCE: Emory University - Department of Human Genetics in collaboration with ThinkGenetic • https://www.thinkgenetic.com/diseases/ornithine-transcarbamylase-deficiency/overview/18585 • DATE UPDATED: 2017-04-07

References

http://ghr.nlm.nih.gov/condition/ornithine-transcarbamylase-deficiency

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