Journal of Inherited Metabolic Disease

, Volume 26, Issue 7, pp 711–712 | Cite as

Case Report: Rhabdomyolysis in Glutaric Aciduria Type I



Recurrent rhabdomyolysis has previously been reported in one patient with glutaric aciduria type I. We report rhabdomyolysis in a second, unrelated patient, suggesting that there may be a specific association with this metabolic disorder.


Carnitine Creatine Supplementation Glutaric Aciduria Type Acetylcarnitine Generalize Dystonia 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Metabolic UnitLondon
  2. 2.Department of PaediatricsChase Farm HospitalLondonUK

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