Autosomal recessive extra-oral halitosis

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Autosomal recessive extra-oral halitosis

Synonyms: MTO-deficiency | Methanethiol oxidase deficiency

A rare inborn error of metabolism characterized by cabbage-like breath odor with high levels of methanethiol and dimethylsulfide in oral and nasal breath due to methanethiol oxidase deficiency. Laboratory examination shows elevated levels of dimethylsulfide dimethylsulfoxide and dimethylsulfone in blood cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) and urine.

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Mississippi Metabolics Foundation

Mississippi Metabolics Foundation (MMF) was founded to raise awareness, educate, and provide support to those living or caring for someone with genetic metabolic disorders/inborn errors of metabolism (IEM).

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