Carbamoyl-phosphate synthetase 1 deficiency

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Synonyms: CPS1 deficiency | CPS1D | Carbamoyl-phosphate synthetase I deficiency | Carbamoyl-phosphate synthetase deficiency

A rare severe disorder of urea cycle metabolism typically characterized by either a neonatal-onset of severe hyperammonemia that occurs few days after birth and manifests with lethargy vomiting hypothermia seizures coma and death or a presentation outside the newborn period at any age with (sometimes) milder symptoms of hyperammonemia.

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Advocacy Organizations

Mississippi Metabolics Foundation

Our mission at Mississippi Metabolics Foundation (MMF) is to advocate, educate, and support families in MS affected by genetic metabolic disorders/inborn errors of metabolism (IEM's). MMF promotes initiatives and further advancements in legislation, education, research, clinical trials, studies, therapies, targeted treatments, and eventual cures for IEM’s and all rare diseases.

flok Health (formerly National PKU News)

National PKU News provides resources and support for individuals, families, and clinicians managing PKU (Phenylketonuria) and other inborn errors of metabolism. Our mission is to leverage innovation, insight, and research to improve the health, well-being, and daily lives of those with PKU and other IEMs.

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