Urea cycle disorder

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What is urea cycle disorder?

Urea cycle disorder is a genetic disorder characterized by a deficiency in enzymes responsible for removing ammonia from the blood stream including carbamoyl phosphate synthase, ornithine transcarbamylase, argininosuccinate synthetase, argininosuccinate lyase and arginase.

Common symptoms reported by people with urea cycle disorder

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

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Treatments taken by people with urea cycle disorder

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Who has urea cycle disorder on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 1
30s 0
40s 4
50s 1
60s 0
70+ 0
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 2
20-29 years 0
30-39 years 0
40-49 years 0
50-59 years 0
60-69 years 0
70+ years 0

Sex

Distribution of sex

57% Female
43% Male

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 3
Not Diagnosed 2

These charts show data from urea cycle disorder patients who have completed their condition history
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