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Journal of Inherited Metabolic Disease

, Volume 18, Issue 4, pp 430–434 | Cite as

The management and outcome of propionic and methylmalonic acidaemia

  • J. V. Leonard
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Summary

The management of the severe variants of methylmalonic and propionic acidaemia remains difficult. With conventional therapy of diet, carnitine and antibiotics, mortality is high and long-term complications are common. Liver transplantation appears to be an important alternative.

Keywords

Public Health Internal Medicine Liver Transplantation Carnitine Conventional Therapy 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. V. Leonard
    • 1
  1. 1.The Metabolic Unit, The London Centre for Endocrinology and MetabolismThe Institute of Child HealthLondonUK

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