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A 1WK NEWBORN HAS HAD POOR FEEDING, VOMITING AND PROGRESSIBVE LETHARGY OVER THE PASST 4 DAYS . SHE WAS BORN AT TERM , SHE IS BEING BREASTFED. SHE HAS A HEALTHY 2Y OLD BROTHER , A SISTER DIED AT 10 DAYS OF AGE AFTER A FULL TERM BIRTH. EXAMINATION SHOWS DECREASSE MS TONE, POOR RESPONSIVENESS, DTR NORMAL. HCO3 IS 8 mEq PH=7,15 AND PLASMA AMONNIA IS 10 TIMES UPEPER LEVEL . WHICH IS THE CAUSE???


A) MITHOCONDRIAL DISORDER
B)MUCOPOLYSACHARIDOSIS DISORDER
C) ORGANIC ACID METABOLIC DISORDER
D) RENAL TUBULAR ACIDOSIS
E)X LINKED LEUKODISTHROPHY




  #2

A... :roll:


  #3

C


  #4

CAN YOU EXPLAIN???
thank you :roll:


  #5

dimps,

Did u mean aminoaciduria ?...oh yeh :oops: ..it can cause raised ammonia levels...


  #6

ya organic acidemias

they can produce both acidosis & hyperammonia


  #7

THANK YOU GUYS :P





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