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- Lcad deficiency
Very long-chain acyl-CoA dehydrogenase (VLCAD) deficiency is a condition that restricts the body from converting specific fats to energy, especially during periods of fasting.The symptoms of LCAD deficiency appear during infancy or early childhood.It involves hypoglycemia (low blood sugar), lethargy (lack of energy) and muscle weakness.The individuals who are affected by this disorder are also hig Read More
What is typhoid fever? What is the history of typhoid fever?
Typhoid fever is an acute illness associated with fever that is most often caused by the Salmonella typhi bacteria. It can also be caused by Salmonella paratyphi, a related bacterium that usually leads to a less severe illness. The bacteria are deposited through fecal contamination in water or food by a human carrier and are then spread to other people in the area. Typhoid fe Read More
- Urea cycle disorder, arginino succinase ...
Urea Cycle Disorder (UCD) affects about 1 in 35,000 newborns.Currently, there is no clarity regarding the exact incidence of these disorders. Many infants born with these defects die without a clear diagnosis or many cases are not diagnosed. According to researchers, urea cycle disorders in newborns are 1 in 10,000 as of April 2000. This indicates a marked increase in the identificatio Read More
Very long-chain acyl-CoA dehydrogenase (VLCAD) deficiency is a disorder in which the body is unable to convert specific fats to energy, particularly when fasting (fasting).Low blood sugar (hypoglycemia), tiredness (lethargy), and muscle weakness are major symptoms of VLCAD deficiency in infancy and early childhood.Individuals who are affected are also at risk of major consequences, including liver problems Read More