Problem

Maple syrup urine disease

Nature:

Maple syrup urine disease (MSUD) is an autosomal recessive metabolic disorder affecting branched-chain amino acids. It is one type of organic acidemia. The condition gets its name from the distinctive sweet odor of affected infants' urine, particularly prior to diagnosis, and during times of acute illness.

Aggravates:
Dark urine
Values:
Disease
Problem Type:
G: Very specific problems
Date of last update
29.06.1999 – 00:00 CEST