D,L-2-hydroxyglutaric aciduria

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D,L-2-hydroxyglutaric aciduria

Synonyms: Combined D-2-hydroxyglutaric acidemia and L-2-hydroxyglutaric acidemia | Combined D-2-hydroxyglutaric aciduria and L-2-hydroxyglutaric aciduria | D,L-2-HGA | D,L-2-hydroxyglutaric acidemia

A rare inborn error of metabolism characterized by severe neonatal epileptic encephalopathy episodes of apnea and respiratory distress severe global developmental delay or absent psychomotor development severe muscular hypotonia or absent voluntary movements feeding difficulties and failure to thrive absence of visual contact abnormal brain morphology (including cerebral atrophy ventriculomegaly and hypoplasia or dysplasia of the corpus callosum) mild dysmorphic features (frontal bossing hypertelorism downslanting palpebral fissures flat nasal bridge) elevated CSF and plasma lactate and urinary Krebs cycle metabolites.

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Advocacy Organizations

Organic Acidemia Association

Our mission is to empower families and health care professionals with knowledge in these disorders. We support early intervention through expanded newborn screening, solicit contributions, and distribute funding that supports research toward improved treatment, and eventual cures in the areas of Organic Acid disorders.

FamilieSCN2A Foundation

We are an organization created by parents of children diagnosed with rare forms of Epilepsy and Autism as a result of a change in the SCN2A gene. Our vision is to find effective treatments and a cure for SCN2A related disorders. Our mission is to improve the lives of those affected by SCN2A related disorders through research, public awareness, family support and patient advocacy.

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).

Clinical Trials

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