NAD(P)HX dehydratase deficiency

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NAD(P)HX dehydratase deficiency

Synonyms: CARKD deficiency

A rare neurometabolic disease characterized by infantile onset of repeated episodes of developmental regression and neurodegeneration often triggered by febrile illnesses. Patients present with lethargy hypotonia irritability gait ataxia loss of speech movement disorder seizures ophthalmoplegia and hearing loss. Brain imaging shows generalized cerebral atrophy and bilateral basal ganglia abnormalities. Extensive skin lesions cardiomyopathy and pancytopenia have been reported in association. The condition is fatal in the first years of life.

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Advocacy Organizations

Genetic Support Network of Victoria

The Genetic Support Network of Victoria is an organisation that supports people living with genetic, undiagnosed and rare conditions and those who support them including community and families, patient support organisations, health professionals and industry. Our vision is our community flourishing and living their best lives.

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.

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