Maple syrup urine disease

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What is maple syrup urine disease?

Maple syrup urine disease is an inherited disorder in which the body is unable to process certain protein building blocks (amino acids) properly. The condition gets its name from the distinctive sweet odor of affected infants' urine.

Common symptoms reported by people with maple syrup urine disease

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

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Treatments taken by people with maple syrup urine disease

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Who has maple syrup urine disease on PatientsLikeMe?


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

50% Female
50% Male

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

These charts show data from maple syrup urine disease patients who have completed their condition history
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