Beta-ketothiolase Deficiency

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Last Updated: 02 May 2022

Beta-ketothiolase deficiency is an acquired disorder in which the body can not effectively process a protein foundation called isoleucine. This disorder additionally hinders the body's capability to procedure ketones, which are particles generated during the malfunction of fats. The signs and symptoms of beta-ketothiolase deficiency generally appear in between the ages of 6 months and 24 months. Ketoacidotic attacks are frequently activated by infections or periods without food, and increased intake of protein-rich foods can also contribute.

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