Propionic acidemia

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What is propionic acidemia?

Propionic acidemia is characterized as an inherited condition in which the body is produces an ineffective form of the enzyme propionyl-coenzyme A (CoA) carboxylase which results in the accumulation of propionic acid. As a result, the body is unable to process specific fats and proteins.

Common symptoms reported by people with propionic acidemia

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How bad it is
What people are taking for it

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Treatments taken by people with propionic acidemia

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Who has propionic acidemia on PatientsLikeMe?


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

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 1
Female 0

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 1
Not Diagnosed 0

These charts show data from propionic acidemia patients who have completed their condition history
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