(PA) Propionic Acidemia

Propionic Acidemia aka Propionyl CoA Carboxylase Deficiency is an inherited disorder in which the body is unable to process certain proteins and lipids (fats) properly. The condition, which usually appears in early infancy, is characterized by poor feeding, vomiting, weak muscle tone (hypotonia), and lethargy. The effects of propionic acidemia can be life-threatening.


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